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Fully Funded OWSD Early Career Fellowship 2019

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Fully Funded OWSD Early Career Fellowship 2019 is available for application. 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). Above all, 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.

Fellowship Benefits

The OWSD Early Career Fellowship is for two years and provides up to USD 50,000.The fellow’s institution must waive any overheard or indirect costs on the research project. However, applicants can include in their budget break-down any costs for support from the institution that will directly benefit the research project (for example, lab technician’s time, maintenance and utilities costs, administrative officer’s time, etc.).

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have been resident in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) for at least 5 years.
  • Howerver, applicants can be citizens of any country, provided that the above residence requirement is fulfilled.
  • Likewise, applicants must provide proof of being employed at the university or research institute where the research project will be carried out. If employment has not yet commenced, a proof of employment offer and confirmation of acceptance is a requirement.
  • Moreover, the institution where the research project will take place must be in one of the listed STLCs.
  • Eligible STEM fields
  1. Agricultural Sciences
  2. Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  3. Biological Systems and Organisms
  4. Chemical Sciences
  5. Computing and Information Technology
  6. Engineering Sciences
  7. Mathematical Sciences
  8. Medical and Health Sciences
  9. Neurosciences
  10. Physics
  11. Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

Applying

Applicants must submit

  • Passport
  • Proof of residence
  • PhD certificate
  • Proof of employment
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publications
  •  Reference letters
  • Supporting statement of head of applicant’s institution

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 April,2019
OrganizerOrganization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)
Contact the organizer[email protected]

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