Schlumberger Foundation PhD & Postdoctoral Fellowships for Women from Developing Countries

Eligibility Conditions
To be eligible to apply for this fellowship program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Female and are a citizen of a developing country or emerging economy.
  2. Are preparing for a PhD, or postdoc
  3. hold an excellent academic record

Selection Criteria:
A successful application will have gone through four selection rounds, with the reviewers paying particular attention to the following criteria:

  1. Academic performance;
  2. Quality of references;
  3. Quality of host country university;
  4. Level of commitment to return to home country;
  5. Commitment to teaching;
  6. Relevance of research to home country;
  7. Commitment to inspiring young women into the sciences.

Fields of study

  1. Physical sciences,
  2. Engineering and technology and related disciplines.
  3. Biological sciences.

Number of fellowships awarded: Up to 218 fellowships will be granted
Duration: Grants may be renewed through to completion of studies subjected to performance, self-evaluation & recommendations from supervisors.

Scholarship benefits: A maximum of USD 50,000 for PhDs & USD 40,000 for Post-doctoral study / year.

Application and selection procedure

You have to apply for the PhD program prior to applying for the fellowship. Applications are only accepted through the Online System.

Selection Procedure:
The selection process includes five rounds:

  1. Based on compliance with eligibility criteria (as above).
  2. Based on scoring of these criteria
  3. Focus on quality of research proposal, scientific interest and relevance to home country.
  4. Interview by telephone by members of the Schlumberger Foundation Board of Trustees.
  5. Selection of grant recipients.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete and detailed information on eligibility criteria and also to apply to this fellowship.

DEADLINES:
For Application: 12th to November.

Quick Overview——–
Organization Schlumberger Foundation
Fellowship Level Phd or Postdoc short term fellowships
Country Any country
Subject areas Sciences, Engineering, Technology & related fields
Fellowship USD50,000 for PhDs & USD40,000 for Post-doctoral
Eligibility Women from developing countries
Deadline September 5th to November 7th, 2019
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