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500 Women Scientists Fellowship 2019

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Applications are now open for the 500 Women Scientists Fellowship 2019. The Fellowship for the Future is a two-year leadership award program for women of color in STEM. Who are leading research or outreach projects in line with the 500 Women Scientists mission. Also, focused on increasing equity, inclusion, accessibility, or social justice in STEM.

Moreover, During their fellowship, fellows will carry out a proposed project also receive financial and logistical support. From the Scientists leadership team. Further, 500 Women Scientists hopes that by providing these extra resources and community connections, they can help expand the scope and impact of amazing work led by women of color in STEM.

An important goal of the fellowship is to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM leadership, particularly among underrepresented communities of color also they encourage women of color from backgrounds historically underrepresented also/or marginalized in leadership positions in their STEM discipline to apply.


As part of the Fellowship, fellows will receive:

  • A $5,000 honorarium
  • $1,000/yr in supplementary project funds
  • Support and mentorship from the Scientists leadership team also an advisory board
  • Travel funds to attend two in-person 500 Women Scientists leadership board meetings
  • Further, Travel funds to attend two in-person professional development trainings

Fellows are to:

  • Join the 500 Women Scientists leadership team
  • Attend the Fellowship for the Future award ceremony
  • Participate in virtual mentorship calls also project discussions
  • Attend two in-person 500 Women Scientists leadership meetings and professional development trainings
  • Likewise, Provide mentorship to the next cohort of fellows


  • Women of color who have complete, or are currently enroll in, a STEM degree program at any level are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants should be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents, or if in another authorized status, should be residing in the U.S. or a U.S. territory currently and during the fellowship term.


Applicants should propose research or outreach projects that align with the mission of Scientists and are focused on increasing equity, inclusion, also social justice in STEM. Proposed projects can be: a) an expansion of an applicant’s ongoing/existing work, b) expansion of existing  Scientists programs or c) a creation of a new project/program.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 October,2019
Open toAll
Organizer 500 Women Scientists
Contact the organizer[email protected].



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