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The WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program

Updated on Sep 21, 2020 365 views
The WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program

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The Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program aims to fuel development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers, in each of the STEM2D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.

Applications will open September 14, 2020, and will close at 9AM HST (Honolulu Standard Time) on October 15, 2020.

The awards will fund one woman per STEM2D discipline who has completed her advanced degree, who is working as an assistant professor (or global equivalent faculty position) and who is not yet tenured at an accredited university, institution or design school. 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.

Application Process

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.)

The following award criteria applies:

Standards for evaluation:

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

You must be a woman working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D).

You must be an assistant female professor or global equivalent faculty position at the time of application at an accredited academic university, institution or design school.

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.

Application Link

Read More at the WisTEM2D Website Via https://www.jnj.com/wistem2d-university-scholars

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