Limited number of scholarships available to attend ‘Global Food Security’ Conference in Cape Town

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The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security has made limited funding available for students wishing to attend the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security taking place from 3 – 6 December  2017, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.



Bona fide postgraduate South African students undertaking food security and nutrition-related research.


South African students whose oral or poster presentations have been accepted must submit the following:

  • A letter of support from an academic/research supervisor
  • A short motivation - pager
  • Proof of student registration
  • The Abstract accepted

Terms of scholarship:

The scholarship will cover registration at the conference. Limited funding for travel expenses may be available for those who are not living in the Western Cape. Scholarship recipients may be expected to act as conference rapporteurs, documenting proceedings of sessions and debates and consolidating these into a composite report.


Submission information: 

Applications should be submitted to

Closing date for applications is 29 October 2017

Successful candidates will be notified by 30 October 2017.

Follow @FoodSecurity_za and @Food Security SA for updates. 

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