Amritsar, NFAPost: Global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson has invited nominations for its 2021 Women in STEM2D (WiSTEM2D) Scholars Award from India.
The STEM2D grants are given to assistant or associate academic professors worldwide, in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.
The award launched in 2017 aspires to fuel development of female STEM2D leaders, and inspire career paths in STEM2D by supporting the research of the awarded women in their respective STEM2D fields.
Each recipient will receive $50,000-$150,000 each year for three years, and three years of mentorship from leaders at Johnson & Johnson, the company said and added that the deadline for applications is Oct 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM (Honolulu Standard Time).
“Covid-19 has impacted global communities in so many different ways and without strong action it can impede progress on girls and women of all backgrounds entering STEM fields,” said Cat Oyler, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Janssen Global Services, LLC and WiSTEM2D University Sponsor.
In order to apply for the 2021 WiSTEM2D Scholars Award, the applicant must:
- Submit a university or school department head letter of recommendation (Each University / Institution can support one applicant per STEM2D discipline; six applicants in total).
- Write 1,000 words detailing the proposed area of research. One additional page can be added for images, or references.
- Submit her 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 the budget for proposed research.