Deadline: September 30, 2022
- You must be a woman working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing, and Design (STEM2D).
- You must be an early to mid-career women working within a STEM2D university department at the time of application at an accredited academic university, institution, or design school. Examples include a non-tenured assistant professor, assistant professor, or associate professor.
- The female scholar should have a minimum degree for the appropriate field:
- Science; M.D., Ph.D.
- Technology; Ph.D.
- Engineering; Ph.D.
- Math; M.S., Ph.D.
- Manufacturing; Ph.D.
- Design; M.A., M.S., MDes, MArch, MFA, MLA, Ph.D.
Applications are open for the Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award 2023. The awards will fund early to mid-career women working within a STEM2D university department.
The goal is to fuel the research passion of the awarded women and inspire career paths in their respective STEM2D fields. Johnson & Johnson is looking to identify global women leading in their research fields and leading as mentors, to be a vision for girls and other women in STEM2D. By offering these awards, Johnson & Johnson hopes to play an influential role in STEM2D breakthroughs in the future.
- The Scholars Award is a three-year award in the gross amount of $150,000, which will be paid to the University (the “Recipient”) for the benefit of the Johnson & Johnson Scholar and her research, with the understanding that the Recipient will administer the funds.
- The Scholars Award will be paid in three (3) installments of U.S. $50,000 per year of the three-year scholarship period, payable in 2022, subject to compliance with the terms and conditions of the programme’s Agreement. Winners’ achievements will also be showcased at a symposium.
Judges will use the following criteria to evaluate the applications:
- Scientific/technical expertise exhibited
- Novelty/innovation of the research
- The potential impact of the research
- Feasibility of the research
In addition to general contact details and demographics, the scholar applicant is responsible for providing documents to the application system, including non-confidential letters of recommendation.
- Submit a university or school department head letter of recommendation (Note: each university/institution can support one applicant per STEM2D discipline; six applicants in total).
- Write 1,000 words detailing your proposed area of research. One additional page can be added for images or references.
- Submit your resume (three pages, font size 11), including a list of publications, presentations, abstracts, current financial support already obtained, other folio work, and two references.
- Submit a brief outline of your budget for the proposed research. (Note: a template is provided if needed.)