Application for Women in STEM2D (WiSTEM2D) Scholars Award closes on Oct 15

Johnson & Johnson is accepting applications for its 2021 Women in STEM2D (WiSTEM2D) Scholars Award, aimed at supporting assistant or associate academic professors in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.

 For three years, each recipient will receive mentorship from leaders at Johnson & Johnson and a total $150,000 ($50,000 each year). The deadline for applications is Oct. 15, 2020 at 9 a.m. HST, and guidelines and additional details are available here: https://www.jnj.com/wistem2d-university-scholars.

An independent External Advisory Board will select the 2021 winners, each of whom will represent one of the STEM2D disciplines. Last year, more than 500 highly qualified applicants from across the world applied for the award.

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 STEM2discipline; 6 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.

Launched in June 2017, the Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award 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.

For more information and to apply for the 2021 Awards, visit: https://www.jnj.com/wistem2d-university-scholars.