Fellowships-Women from Emerging Economies in Physical Sciences

Schlumberger Foundation - 2010 Faculty for the Future Fellowships-Women from Emerging Economies in Physical Sciences

The Schlumberger Foundation, a philanthropic program of oilfield services provider Schlumberger, accepts applications for the 2010 Faculty for the Future fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded to women from developing and emerging economies who are preparing for Ph.D. or postdoctoral study in the physical sciences, engineering, and related disciplines to pursue advanced graduate study at top universities in their disciplines abroad.

The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency's website:

Disciplinary Category:
International Opportunities; Physical Sciences & Engineering.

Applicant Type:
  • Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • be a citizen of a developing or emerging country
  • be preparing for PhD or post-doctoral study in the physical sciences or related disciplines
  • have a proven track record of teaching experience
  • can demonstrate active participation in faculty life and outreach work to encourage young women into the sciences
  • hold an excellent academic record.
  • Faculty for the Future fellows are expected to return to their home countries to continue their academic careers after their study abroad. Faculty for the Future grants are based on actual expenses to be incurred and can be up to USD 50,000 per year.
Award Amount:
Faculty for the Future grants are in the range of $25,000 to $50,000 each per year, and may be renewed through to completion of studies subject to performance, self-evaluation, and recommendations from supervisors. The amount of the grant depends on the actual costs of study and living in the chosen location.
Numerical value: $50,000

Deadline: 11/30/2009