November 7th, 2019.
At leading universities worldwide.
Schlumberger Foundation Fellowship
The Schlumberger Foundation is accepting new applications for the 2020–2021Faculty for the Future Fellowships from September 5th to November 7th, 2019.The Faculty for the Future program, launched in 2004, awards fellowships to women from developing and
emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctoral research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at leading universities worldwide.
The program’s long-term goal is to generate conditions that result in more women pursuing scientific careers by lowering the barriers women face when entering STEM disciplines, thus reducing the gender gap.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
- One year.
To be eligible to apply for this Fellowship applicants must meet the following criteria:
- are a female and are a citizen of a developing country or emerging economy*. You are not eligible to apply if you hold dual citizenship of which one is citizenship of a developed country. (N.B. If you have been awarded a Faculty for the Future grant and after the award you obtain citizenship of a developed country, the grant will be discontinued as of the date of such additional citizenship);
- are preparing for a PhD degree or post-doctoral research in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Awards in biological sciences are limited to interdisciplinary research between physical and biological sciences. The Faculty for the Future program does not fund Master level studies;
- are enrolled, admitted or have applied to a host university/research institute abroad (applications are no longer accepted where a candidate has not yet applied to a university). If you are applying for a sandwich course the final degree must be awarded by the Host University abroad (i.e., not from the home country university);
- hold an excellent academic record;
- have a proven track record of teaching experience or can demonstrate commitment to teaching;
- can demonstrate active PARTICIPATION in faculty life and outreach programs to encourage young women into the sciences;
- are willing to contribute to the socio-economic development of your home country and region by strengthening the faculties in your home university, pursuing relevant research, or using your specific expertise to address public policy matters.
- Faculty for the Future grants are based on actual costs for eligible expenses up to a maximum of USD
50,000 per year for a PhD and maximum of USD 40,000 per year for a Post-doc and may be renewed through
to completion of studies. Renewal grants are subject to performance, self-evaluation, recommendations
from supervisors and strong evidence of re-integration plans in the home country.
First Step: Create your own account.
Second Step: Validate your account from a verification message sent to your e-mail, check your e-mail.
Third Step: Login to your account.
Fourth Step: Press ”Your Application” for 2020.
Fifth Step: Complete your online application form and attach the required documents, then Submit.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Manar Khattab / Egypt “
Reviewed by” Amina Hamed / Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team