GWIS National Fellowships Program in Natural Sciences

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) is currently accepting applications for the GWIS National Fellowships Program, a research fellowship program in the natural sciences. Female scholars from around the world are welcome to apply. The winning fellows will receive award up to $10,000. Expired 10 days ago, try next time!

Scholarship Description
Graduate Women in Science is proud to offer The GWIS National Fellowships Program 2017 to increase knowledge in the natural sciences and to encourage research careers in the sciences by women. GWIS Fellowships are intended to provide supplemental funding to women scientists conducting research in the natural sciences. Fields of social science that use the scientific method are eligible to apply.

Award Value
The award amount varies each year. A maximum of $10,000 may be requested for this year.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in natural science.

Place of Study
In the United States of America or abroad.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • All women scientists that are conducting research in the natural sciences regardless of nationality are eligible for application for any of the GWIS Fellowships.
  • Awards will be made to women holding a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, of outstanding ability and promise in research, who are performing hypothesis-driven research at any institution in the U.S. or abroad.
  • Career level (e.g. graduate student vs. assistant professor) of the candidate will be taken into consideration when reviewing the proposals.
  • Awards will be made irrespective of race, religion, nationality, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, or age.
  • Application for the GWIS Fellowships is offered at no cost to current GWIS members, as a member benefit. For non-members, an application processing fee of $50 is required. Fellowships applicants that are not already GWIS members may join GWIS with a 6-month introductory membership at a discounted rate of $35

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
The application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • Abstract of proposed project (written for a non-specialist, maximum of 200 words, 12 point font, margins at least 0.75 inches).
  • Project Description.The description must be sufficient to allow a reviewer familiar with the general area of the work to evaluate the underlying hypothesis and the methods to be used in the experimental approach.
  • Recommendations Letters. Two letters, one from an advisor or department head plus one other who is qualified to evaluate the applicant’s ability to perform the proposed research are required.

Submission Deadline
11 January 2019.

Website and Application Link