Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award
The application period for the 2021 awards is open from September 14 through October 15, 2020.
Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award is a $150,000 award to support women pursuing research in STEM2D (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing & Design). WiSTEM2D Scholars Award aims to fuel the development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their research careers, in each of the STEM2D disciplines. Award recipients, one in each of the STEM2D disciplines, will gain access to ongoing funding over the course of 3 years, along with mentorship from STEM2D professionals.
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.
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.
Math; M.S., Ph.D.
Design; M.A., M.S., MDes, MArch, MFA, MLA, Ph.D.
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 the proposed research. (Note: a template is provided if needed.)