Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships for Women

Schlumberger Foundation
PhD/Postdoctoral Study
Deadline: 13 Nov 2015 (annual)
Study in: any Country
Course starts 2016

Brief description:
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.

Host Institution(s):
Approved leading universities worldwide

Field of study:
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Target group:
Women from developing and emerging economies

Scholarship value/inclusions:
Faculty for the Future grants are based on actual costs for eligible expenses up to a maximum of USD 50,000 per year for PhD courses and a maximum of USD 40,000 for post-doc programs.

The grants may be renewed through to completion of studies subject to performance, self-evaluation, recommendation from supervisors and strong evidence of reintegration plans into the home country.

Eligibility:
Candidates should have applied to, have been admitted to, or be currently enrolled in a university abroad when submitting their grant application.

Candidates must hold an excellent academic record and illustrate their commitment to teaching and research or to using their scientific knowledge in public policy advocacy.

Candidates should demonstrate leadership skills, community outreach interest and have a track record in encouraging young women into the STEM fields.

Candidates should also prove their commitment to returning to their home countries to contribute to the economic, social and technological advancement of their regions, pursing careers in the teaching and research faculties of their home institutions and also taking positions in the public sector.

Application instructions:
Applications are only accepted through the on-line system. Applications will be accepted from 14 September until 13 November 2015 for the 2016-2017 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.

Website:
Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.facultyforthefuture.net/