Appendix: Grant information

Appendix: Grant information

Funding and other resources

Master’s level training: Funding at $41,000 for each fellow. This consists of a student stipend of $18,500 per year for two years, plus $2,000 per year cost-of-education allowance.

Eligibility

In order for individuals to receive Fellowship stipend support they must:

  1. Be citizens of the United States of America as determined in accordance with Federal Law
  2. Have strong interest as judged by the institution in pursuing a degree in a national Targeted Expertise Shortage Area (TESA), are preparing for a career as a food or agricultural or natural resources scientist or professional, are registered as full-time students; and
  3. Not have: (a) completed more than one semester or equivalent hours of full-time study as defined by the institution, or (b) been enrolled previously in the academic program at the same degree level.

The TESA for this program is “Integrative Biosciences for Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems”.

Appendix: Faculty on and off campus expertise

Faculty HAREC

Name

Area of Expertise

Department1

DeBano, Sandra

Terrestrial ecology; native pollinators

F&W

Frost, Kenneth

Plant pathology; modelling

B&PP

Goyer, Aymeric

Plant biochemistry; plant nutrition; crop improvement

B&PP

Rondon, Silvia

Irrigated crop entomology; insect ecology, management, crop pest management

CSS

Sathuvali, Sagar

Potato breeder

Hort

Wooster, David

Aquatic ecology; biomonitoring

F&W

TBA

Irrigated cropping systems; nutrient management

CSS

TBA

Rural community economics

AREC

TBA

Horticulturist

Hort

 

On campus Faculty

Name

Area of Expertise

Department

Edge, Dan

Associate Dean

CAS

Hamm, Phil

HAREC Station director

B&PP

Noller, Jay

Dept. Chair

CSS

Ciuffetti, Lynda

Dept Chair

B&PP

Heppell, Selina

Dept. Chair

F&W

 

1: Department codes are: F&W = Fisheries and Wildlife, B&PP = Botany and Plant Pathology, CSS = Crop and Soil Science, AREC = Agriculture and Resource Economics, Hort = Horticulture.  All departments are in the College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) except Pharmacy which is a separate college.

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