Apply for STEM2D Scholars Award by October 3
have been invited for annual Women in STEM2D (WiSTEM2D) Scholars Award. Each
year, these STEM2D grants are given to assistant or associate academic
professors worldwide, in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering,
Math, Manufacturing and Design.Each recipient will receive $150,000 scholarship
grants for three years. This amount will be paid in three instalments of
$50,000 each year, starting from 2020.
The application process will start on September 3 and will close on October 3, 2019. Application process Applicants must submit a letter of recomendation (each university/institution can support one applicant per STEM2D discipline; six applicants in total) from the head of a university or school department.
Candidates need to write a 1,000-word article detailing the proposed area of research. There is flexibility to add one additional page for images or references. A resume (three pages with a font size of 11), including a list of publications, presentations, abstracts, any existing financial support, other folio work and two references. Applicants also need to submit a brief outline of the budget for the proposed research.
An independent external advisory board will select the winners, each of whom will represent one of the STEM2D disciplines. Last year, more than 400 applications were received from across the world.
“This award seeks to showcase the talents of highly-trained female researchers and academic professors, providing support at a pivotal moment in their academic careers, so they can continue to lead STEM2D breakthroughs in the future with limitless opportunities to change the trajectory of health for humanity,” said Cat Oyler, vice president, global public health, tuberculosis, Johnson & Johnson.
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About WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Launched in June 2017, the Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award aspires to fuel the development of female STEM2D leaders, and inspire career paths in STEM2D by supporting the research of the awarded women in their respective STEM2D