Thursday, 23 August 2012

Schlumberger Foundation Fellowships for Women from Developing Countries, 2013-2014

Schlumberger Foundation funded PhD or Postdoctoral Fellowships in Physical sciences, engineering and technology for women from developing and emerging economies, 2013-2014
Study Subject(s):Physical sciences,engineering and technology
Course Level:PhD or Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: The Schlumberger Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Abroad
Eligibility:- 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*;
- are preparing for a PhD, or postdoctoral study in the physical sciences, engineering and related disciplines;
- are enrolled, admitted or have applied to a host university/research institute abroad (applications are no longer accepted where an individual has not yet applied to a university). If you are applying for a sandwich course the final degree must be awarded by the University abroad (not from the home country university);
- have a proven track record of teaching experience;
- hold an excellent academic record;
- can demonstrate active participation in faculty life and outreach programs to encourage young women into the sciences ;
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing and emerging economies
Scholarship Description: The long-term goal of the Faculty for the Future program is to generate conditions that result in more women pursuing academic careers in scientific disciplines thus contributing to the socio-economic development of their home countries and regions. The Faculty for the Future program is growing each year and has become a powerful community of 257 women scientists from 62 countries. Grant recipients are selected as much for their leadership capabilities as for their scientific talents. Ultimately they are expected to return to their home countries to continue their academic careers, to further their research, to teach and to become inspirational role models for other young women.
What does it covers:Faculty for the Future grants are based on actual costs up to a maximum of USD 50,000 per year and may be renewed through to completion of studies subject to performance, self-evaluation, and recommendations from supervisors.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: September 10th, 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application

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