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Applicants are invited for IUNS Reintegration Grants

IUNS Re-Integration Grants

Dear Adhering Bodies,

IUNS Council would appreciate if this could be circulated widely, and particularly to graduate members that are eligible candidates.

The IUNS Re-Integration Grants are now available, applications are open until 30 September 2019.  These grants are an opportunity for early career nutritionists who have completed their doctoral training in a developed country to gain support from the IUNS with establishing their careers in their home countries.

About the IUNS and The Re-integration Grant

The International Union of Nutritional Sciences is the global umbrella Union for country and regional Nutrition Associations. IUNS seeks to promote advancement in nutritional science, research and development through international cooperation at the global level.

IUNS executes its work through Task Forces and Committees. Under the IUNS Committee on Capacity Development in Nutrition, a re-integration grant system was established. These grants enable early career nutritionists who have completed their doctoral training in a developed country to start their career and or settle in their jobs in their home country.
Funds may be used for items or activities associated with settling into a new role examples include the purchase of books, laptops, setting up an office, support for a pilot research, etc.

Three grants of $10,000 each will available for persons from the following regions: Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Applicants must have completed their doctoral training in nutrition science within the last two years. Some preference will be given to those planning on working in an area compatible with IUNS Task Force activities upon re-integration, however this is not an essential requirement.