Organization: Schlumberger Foundation Deadline: 15th Nov 2013 Interest Area(s): Education and Science & Tech
Schlumberger Foundation's "Faculty of the Future" supports women in developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD and post-doctoral studies at the international level.
To be eligible to apply for this fellowship applicants must meet the following criteria: - are a female and are a citizen of a developing country or emerging economy; - are preparing for a PhD, or postdoctoral study in the physical sciences, engineering and related disciplines; - are enrolled, admitted or have applied to a host university/research institute abroad (applications are no longer accepted where an individual has not yet applied to a university).
If you are applying for a sandwich course the final degree must be - awarded by the University abroad (not from the home country university); - hold an excellent academic record; - can demonstrate active participation in faculty life and outreach programs to encourage young women into the sciences; and are willing to contribute to the socio-economic development of your home country and region by strengthening the faculties in your home universities, pursuing relevant research, or using your specific expertise to address public policy matters.
If you do not meet the above criteria, please DO NOT apply for a grant, as your application will not be retained in the selection process.