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February 11, 2014

Grants available to students for food security projects

The Purdue Center for Global Food Security has announced a new grant competition aimed at nurturing undergraduate student innovations leading to lasting solutions to food security challenges.

PCGFS Innovation Grants for Undergraduate Students are available for faculty-led teams of undergraduate students to develop a technology or program that renders creative solutions to food security problems in developing countries or within the state of Indiana. The grant competition is sponsored by the Purdue Center for Global Food Security with support from the deans of each of Purdue's colleges.

Application instructions and guidelines can be found online at www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/food/index.php.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to share this information with students and student organizations that may be interested in applying for the grant. Applications are due March 14.

Questions can be directed to the Purdue Center for Global Food Security at foodsecurity@purdue.edu