Apply for funding for a scholarship to attend a training or workshop on agroecology or regenerative organic agriculture
Here's How You Qualify
- You must be a woman farmer
- You must be from Africa, Asia or Latin America
- You must be at least 18 years of age
- You must submit a photo, create a profile, and help promote the fundraising campaign if your application is accepted
- The workshop or training you choose to apply for must be focused on agroecology or regenerative organic agriculture, including (but not limited to) agroforestry, biochar, compost, holistic management, conservation tillage, pasture cropping, silvopasture, permaculture, or other practices that build climate resilience
Here's How It Works
Choose a training or workshop.
Find out whether you qualify and complete the online application.
Share your campaign to gain support from friends and family. We'll help you fundraise too!
ATTEND THE PROGRAM
Attend the workshop.
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We accept applications on a rolling basis for scholarships up to US$2,500. Once you have submitted your application, a member of our team will contact you to either advise whether you qualify or to discuss your inquiry. We do our best to make decisions on scholarships applications within three to four weeks of receiving a complete application. We look forward to learning more about you!
Sample Campaign Profile
Angélica de la Paz López, Maya Vinic, Chiapas
Organization: Producers’ Union Maya Vinic
Story: Our cooperative is comprised of some 500 coffee farming families located in 38 highland communities in the municipalities of Chenalhó, Pantelhó and Chalchihuitán, in Chiapas, Mexico. Each member has on average one hectare of coffee and produces about 400 kilos annually. Inspired by the traditions of our ancestors, Maya Vinic operates with a respect for local language and culture, and a reverence for Mother Earth and traditional forms of self government.
Key challenges: Leaf rust, rising temperatures and variable rainfall patterns.
Scholarship requested: COMSA's training on organic agriculture.
Why this scholarship? In order to learn tactics on how to improve the climate resiliency of my farmland.