Status: The 2013 application process HAS BEEN EXTENDED.Deadline: Applications must be submitted, per instructions below, by April 30, 2013, 5PM EST Award Amount: One award of up to $1,000 to be given in 2013.Notification: Applicants will be notified by May 3, 2013 of the award results.
The French-Monar Latin American Fund was established by Edward R. French and Delia Monar French in August 2001.
This year the funding will be used to support travel costs for an awardee to attend the 2013 Latin American Phytopathological Congress (organized by the Latin American Phytopathological Association [ALF]).
The application process is open for one competitive French-Monar Latin American Award of up to $1,000 to be given in 2013. Graduate students and early career plant pathologists living in Latin American countries are eligible. Applicants must have obtained their highest degree as an ingeniero, agronomo or equivalent, or an advanced degree, obtained within in the last 10 years. The main criterion for the award is the professional promise of student applicants and the apparent productivity of early career applicants.
Applications must be in English and submitted as one PDF file with the following:
Applications will be evaluated by a member review team composed of APS Foundation Representative Lawrence E. Datnoff, Louisiana State University, as chair and an additional two members. Send all required materials as outlined in this description as one PDF file via e-mail to Datnoff (LDatnoff@agcenter.lsu.edu) by April 30, 2013. Applicants will be notified of the award decision by May 20, 2013.
Please contact Datnoff at +1.225.578.1366 or LDatnoff@agcenter.lsu.edu.