The Schlumberger Foundation announces its Faculty for the Future fellowship award recipients for women from developing and emerging economies to pursue post-graduate studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading research institutes around the world.
For the academic year 2022–2023, fellowships have been awarded to 37 new recipients and 57 awards from previous years have been renewed, demonstrating the Foundation’s dedication to supporting talented women from countries where they are underrepresented in STEM disciplines. Applications for the 2023/2024 are accepted from September to November.
Fellowship Sponsor(s): Schlumberger Foundation
Host Institution(s): Research Institutes Around the World
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Masters/PhD
Nationality: Developing Countries
Eligibility Criteria | Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship 2023/2024
You are eligible to apply if you;
- – are a female and are a citizen of a developing country or emerging economy where women are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines*. 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);
- – are preparing for a PhD degree or post-doctoral research in a STEM discipline. The Faculty for the Future program does not fund Master level studies;
- – 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 or jointly (i.e., but not solely from the home country university);
- – hold an excellent academic record; – are willing to go back to your home country or region upon completion of your studies to contribute to its socio-economic development;
- – have a proven record of teaching experience in your home country and can demonstrate your commitment to going back home to: i) an academic or research position in a STEM faculty; ii) and/or to using your knowledge to become a STEM entrepreneur to help resolve regional challenges in your local community/region; iii) and/or to demonstrating leadership by contributing to the public sector using your scientific skills to help provide evidence-based support for STEM policy making, including topics of gender representation;
- – can demonstrate leadership skills, active community outreach and have a track record in encouraging girls and women into STEM.
How to Apply: Please follow the below instructions to submit your application;
- NEW Applicants: If you are a New Applicant and believe you meet all the eligibility criteria, then you can proceed to register for an account at the official application portal.
- RENEWAL Applicants: If you are a Renewal Applicant, then proceed to the portal with your login details. Application portal opens in September to November (yearly dates might vary).
Application Deadline: 11 November 2022.