Build a pathway for a successful career with the help of this Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grants. This year, Danone has made available two amazing grants for graduate students. So if you are interested in science and want to explore the gut microbiome, probiotics and yoghurt to understand better how they help support and maintain human health and wellness. For these grants, Danone is currently accepting applications from incoming, current and full-time graduate student enrolled at an accredited U.S. Institution.
These grants have been helping young scientist to learn and contribute to the fields of biology, health sciences, nutrition, microbiome, yoghurt and probiotics. Through these programs, Danone seeks to support education and provide experience to students aspired to become successful scientists. These programs are the combination of fellowship and grant through which students can earn practical working experience and gain financial backing for their education ahead.
Danone is a well-known global food & beverage company which has been inspiring healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices. The mission of this organization is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. The company is ranked first worldwide for providing fresh dairy and plant-based products.
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Who May Be Eligible?
Check out these requirements before applying:
- Candidates must be an incoming, current and full-time enrolled graduate student, at least 18 years of age, studying in the Field (as defined above) during the 2020-2021 academic year at an accredited U.S. Institution.
- Applicants should be in good standing in the college or university and major program of study. Confirmation letter from department chair, dean or institution’s graduate studies, registrar or admissions office required.
- Recipients should be a current U.S. citizen (proof of citizenship is required) or permanent U.S. resident (proof of residency). Acceptable documents include a copy of the student’s passport or green card.
How to Apply
To avail this opportunity, applicants must complete an application online and return it by the application deadline.
The following must be sent as accompanying documents:
Written essays (questions provided below)
- Describe your project or research. Maximum 150 words.
- Clearly state the purpose of your study, methodology and outcome measures. If applicable, specify the type of bacteria (genus, species and strain) you intend to study. Maximum 300 words.
- Describe the support and resources specific to your grant/field/project you have at your institution, including clinical or laboratory tools, and key advisors or faculty. Maximum 150 words.
- Please give us a breakdown of how you will utilize the funds
- Describe your experience or the progress you have made in the Field (as defined above). Maximum 150 words.
- How will your project advance the gut microbiome study, probiotics and yoghurt on human health and wellness? Maximum 150 words.
- Describe how the Grant will help you achieve your professional goals in the field in a maximum of 150 words.
Official transcript from the current institution or immediate past university if an incoming graduate student
CV or resume
One letter of recommendation received from the faculty member or advisor
There are currently two programs available for students. Each program is valued at $25,000 and will help students complete their education debt-free and achieve their professional goals. With the award amount given, students can advance their education without facing any financial difficulties.
Applications will due on February 24, 2021. To get priority consideration, please send your application on or before this date.