Deadline: 18 Nov 2016 (annual)
Study in: any Country
Course starts 2017
The Faculty for the Future program, launched in 2004, awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctorate studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading universities worldwide.
Approved leading universities worldwide
Field of study:
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Number of Awards:
Women from developing and emerging economies
Faculty for the Future grants are based on actual costs for eligible expenses up to a maximum of USD 50,000 per year and may be renewed through to completion of studies subject to performance, self-evaluation, recommendation from supervisors and strong evidence of re-integration plans into the home country.
To be eligible to apply for this Fellowship applicants must meet the following criteria, you:
• 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 physical sciences, engineering, technology and related 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.
If you do not meet the above criteria, please DO NOT apply for a grant, as your application will not be retained in the selection process.
Applications are currently closed.
Applications are only accepted through the on-line system. Applications will be accepted from 12 September until 18 November 2016 for the 2017-2018 Fellowships.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.facultyforthefuture.net/