Apply for the USD 50,000 OWSD Early Career Fellowship for Women in STEM by 30 April 2019




Brief Description

The OWSD Early Career Fellowship is a prestigious award of up to USD 50,000 offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs). The OWSD Early Career fellows will be supported to establish an environment at their institution where they can maintain an international standard of research and attract scholars from all over the world to collaborate.


Eligibility

Please note that an applicant, at the time of application, must NOT have an active research grant or fellowship with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)or have already submitted an application for a TWAS programme within the same given year. Only one application per year is possible across all TWAS and OWSD programmes. Applicants will not be eligible to visit another institution in that year under the TWAS Visiting Professor programmes.

An exception is made for the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation awards (since applications are submitted by a nominator). In addition, the head of an institution who invites an external scholar to share his/her expertise under the TWAS Visiting Professor programmes may still apply for another programme.


Value

USD 50,000


Application deadline

30 April 2019.

Successful candidates will be notified by early July 2019 and expected to attend a first workshop in Trieste, Italy, in September 2019. Each fellowship lasts for two years from the date of acceptance.

If your questions are not answered in the information provided or in the FAQs, contact earlycareer@owsd.net.



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