The CFANS Diversity Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is an initiative to attract promising indigenous scholars and scholars of color with potential to pursue future faculty positions at the University of Minnesota and at other top research universities. Fellows work with CFANS faculty members on independent research and participate in activities related to professional development in academia such as teaching and learning, competitive grant writing, supervision of students and staff, and research program development. The purpose of the program is to nurture scholars’ intellectual development and professional growth, and position them for success in future tenure-track academic positions.

Applicant and host information

Applicant citizenship: United States

Host country: United States

Years since PhD: Three years

Award details

Award: $50,000 USD salary per year, subsidized medical and dental insurance

Award Duration (years): 2

Research costs: $2,500 per year for professional development activities and travel, $5,000 per year for research.


Mobility rule: Yes

Subjects: Agriculture , Food Science , Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering

Additional comments: Requires faculty sponsor from College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota. See

How to apply? For further eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit: Official Funding website

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