Inter-Institutional Network for Food, Agriculture, and Sustainability


The Inter-institutional Network for Food, Agriculture and Sustainability (INFAS) is a national network of university and college educators, researchers, and activists, representing 25 institutions and spanning 20 states, who collaborate in analysis, synthesis, and problem-solving with practitioners to increase U.S. food-system resilience; to illuminate critical trends and common stewardship of public goods essential for food systems, such as water, biodiversity, ecosystem services, and public institutions; and to reduce inequity and vulnerability in the U.S. food system.

Read the INFAS statement on Equity in the Food System 

INFAS Graduate Fellows Program (IGFP)- click for program and application details
[Outreach flyer to share, pdf format here]

Key Details about the pilot Program: supporting scholarship at intersections of structural inequity and food systems

20 July 2018: Application deadline for full consideration

  • If all 5 fellow slots are not filled in the first round of review, additional applications received between 20 July and 15 August, 2018, will be considered.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled at accredited and recognized HBCUs or TCUs and pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in an area relevant to this program (see summary on the Overview linked here.)
  • US Citizens or permanent residents.
  • Successfully completed at least one term (semester or quarter) in a master’s or doctoral degree program that involves research, scholarship, or practice in the themes described.
  • Must be enrolled as a graduate student throughout the 2018-2019 award year.