Apply for funding for a scholarship to attend a training or workshop on agroecology or regenerative organic agriculture

Here's How It Works

LEARN

Choose a training recommended by Grow Ahead or choose one in your region. 

APPLY

Find out whether you qualify and complete the online application.

GO LIVE

Once approved by Grow Ahead, your campaign profile will be posted online for 30 days. 

CO-FUNDRAISE

Share your campaign to gain support from friends and family. We'll help you fundraise too!

ATTEND THE PROGRAM

Attend the workshop.

SHARE YOUR STORY

Share your story to inspire others to give to support more scholarships!

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

Discover Scholarship Opportunities

We accept applications for scholarships for opportunities featured below and opportunities identified by applicants for up to US$2,500.

COMSA

Diplomado de Agricultura Orgánica (Spanish)

Participate in a 10 day training on how to implement simple, low cost organic agricultural practices based on enhancing and valuing the resources available to you. Topics taught include: building life with organic agriculture, healthy soils, bioferments, certification processes, evaluation and monitoring, producing farm amendments, rainwater harvesting, and more.

Host organization: Café Orgánico Marcala (COMSA)
Location: Honduras 
Cost: $350
Dates: This training will run throughout 2018
Learn more

More program suggestions coming soon. If you'd to submit a workshop or training to be featured, please contact us.

We accept applications on a rolling basis. 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 two to three weeks of receiving a complete application. We look forward to learning more about you! 

We accept applications for scholarships for opportunities featured above and opportunities identified by applicants.

Submit Your Application | Enviar tu aplicación

Sample Campaign Profile

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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.