UC Davis offers scholars and students a number of opportunities to pursue international research and experiences, as well as training opportunities for scholars and partners abroad.
Opportunities for UC students:
UC RIFA - The UC Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA) offers early-career professionals enrolled in agricultural and development-oriented graduate programs at all University of California campuses the opportunity to plan, engage and implement two to six-month-long international projects in developing countries.
Trellis Fund - Managed by the Horticulture Innovation Lab, the Trellis Fund connects organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students with agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions.
Blum Center for Developing Economies - The UC Davis Blum Center Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Solutions (PASS) small grants program provides seed funding to encourage engagement by graduate students at UC Davis in finding viable, tangible solutions for reducing poverty in the developing world.
Opportunities for foreign scholars:
Borlaug LEAP - The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) awards fellowships to outstanding graduate students who show strong promise as leaders in the field of agriculture and related disciplines.
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Graduate studies at UC Davis:
International Agricultural Development Graduate Group - The UC Davis Masters Program in International Agricultural Development (IAD) prepares students for careers in global agriculture and rural development.