2017 OWSD PhD Fellowships For Women Scientists

2017 OWSD PhD Fellowships For Women Scientists

The OWSD is offering fellowship program to Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) to undertake PhD research in the Natural, Engineering and Information Technology sciences at a host institute in the South.

This fellowship program will cover the following:

  • A monthly allowance to cover basic living expenses such as accommodation and meals while in the host country
  • A special allowance to attend international conferences during the period of the fellowship
  • A return ticket from the home country to the host institute for the agreed research period
  • Visa expenses
  • Annual medical insurance contribution
  • The opportunity to attend regional science communications workshops, on a competitive basis
  • Study fees (including tuition and registration fees) in agreement with the chosen host institute which is also expected to contribute
  • Travel expenses to and from the host institute
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Eligible Fields of Study:

  • Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Sciences
  • Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biological Systems and Organisms
  • Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics

Eligible Countries: Developing countries

Eligibility: To be eligible for this fellowship program, applicants must:

  • be women
  • have an MSc degree in one of the above listed study fields
  • be citizens of a developing Country.
  • intend to return to their home country as soon as possible after completion of the fellowship.
  • have good academic grades.
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How To Apply: The following are required during application:

  • PhD research proposal outline
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Preliminary acceptance letter
  • Letter of commitment
  • Reference letters
  • Passport
  • Supporting statement from home supervisor

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Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30th June 2017, 9:00am (CET)

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