October 2015 Issue 20
Call for Proposals:
The AAEA Trust Committee and Executive Board are seeking proposals for programs or projects that:
• Support development of graduate students and early career professionals
Funds donated to the unrestricted and student and early career professional development categories of the AAEA Trust will be used to fund proposals approved by the AAEA Trust Committee and Executive Board. Proposals from AAEA Committees and Sections are encouraged. Please note that the Trust does not fund individual research projects, nor does it retroactively fund activities that have already taken place. Please contact Trust Committee Chair Barry Goodwin at email@example.com if you would like to discuss your proposal ideas before submission.
Calls for Applications:
Michigan State Graduate Fellowship and Assistantships
Michigan State University invites applications for the Henry and Annabel Larzelere fellowship for graduate study in agribusiness management and marketing. The fellowship covers tuition, health insurance, and $2000 monthly stipend for the academic year. Selection will be based upon academic promise, with preference given to those intending to study cooperatives, futures markets, or poultry markets.
Graduate assistantships are available for students with interest in many fields of applied economics and management. For Fall 2016 admission, apply by December 31, 2015 to the MSU graduate program in Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (http://www.afre.msu.edu/graduate).
Call for Nominations:
The AAEA Nominating Committee is soliciting nominations from AAEA membership for AAEA President-Elect and two AAEA Directors, all for three year terms beginning July 2016.
Please submit the names and affiliations of nominees to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations must be received by Thursday, October 1, 2015.
What motivated you to pursue Agricultural/Applied Economics as a profession?
Call for Applications:
The U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security graduate research grant supports exceptional graduate students who are interested in developing a component of their graduate research in a developing country setting and in collaboration with a mentor from an International Agricultural Research Center (IARC) or a qualifying National Agricultural Research System (NARS) unit. U.S. citizenship is required, and applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. graduate program at the time of application. A list of previous recipients is here.
Call for Paper Proposals:
The NCCC-134 Committee on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management will host its 2016 Conference April 18-19, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Louis – Downtown, St. Louis, Missouri.