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Faculty for the Future Grant for Women by Schlumberger Foundation [PhD & Post-Doctoral]: Apply by Nov 7: Expired


The Schlumberger Foundation is an independent nonprofit entity that supports science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Since its inception, the Foundation has focused on funding a variety of programs in scientific educational all over the world.

Recognizing the link between science, technology, and socioeconomic development as well as the role of education in realizing individual potential, it developed Faculty for the Future, its flagship program.

Who can Apply

To be eligible to apply for this Fellowship applicants must meet the following criteria: You:

  1. 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.(N.B.If you have been awarded a Faculty for the Future grant and after the award you obtain citizenship of a developed country, the grant will be discontinued as of the date of such additional citizenship);
  2. are preparing for a PhD degree or post-doctoral research in the physical sciences, engineering, technology and related disciplines. Awards in biological sciences are limited to interdisciplinary research between physical and biological sciences. The Faculty for the Future program does not fundMaster level studies;
  3. are enrolled, admitted or have applied to a host university/research institute abroad(applications are no longer accepted where a candidate has not yet applied to a university). If you are applying for a sandwich course the final degree must be awarded by the Host University abroad (i.e., not from the home country university);
  4. hold an excellent academic record;
  5. have a proven track record of teaching experience or can demonstrate commitment to teaching;
  6. can demonstrate active participation in faculty life and outreach programs to encourage young women into the sciences;
  7. are willing to contribute to the socio-economic development of your home country and region by strengthening the faculties in your home university, pursuing relevant research, or using your specific expertise to address public policy matters.
Grant Duration

One year

How to Apply

To apply online, register here.

Application Deadline

November 7, 2019


Email: facultyforthefuture@slb.com

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