Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award 2023 for Early to Mid-career women (up to $150,000)

Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award 2023 for Early to Mid-career women (up to $150,000)

Deadline: September 30, 2022

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 both 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.

Award

  • 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.

Eligibility

  • 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.

Judging Criteria

Judges will use the following criteria to evaluate the applications: 

  • Scientific/technical expertise exhibited
  • Novelty/innovation of the research
  • Potential impact of the research
  • Feasibility of the research

Application

In addition to general contact details and demographics, the scholar applicant is responsible for the provision of documents into 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 proposed research. (Note: a template is provided if needed.)

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For more information, visit WiSTEM2D Scholars Award.

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