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APPLY: 2022 OWSD PhD Fellowships for Women in Science for The Developing World

The OWSD PhD Fellowship for Women in Science is offered 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 another developing country in the Global South.

The programme is administered with funds generously provided by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and is offered in partnership with host institutes throughout the developing world.

The general purpose of the fellowship programme is to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries.

Fellowship Details:

The specific aims of the fellowship programme are:

  • To improve access to educational and training opportunities in science and technology for young and talented women graduates from STLCs.
  • To increase the scientific productivity and creativity of women scientists in STLCs.
  • To empower a new generation of talented women to assume a leadership role in science and technology.
  • To encourage women scientists to contribute to the sustainable development of their home countries.
  • To enable women scientist from the South to collaborate and network on a regional and international level.
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Fellowship Requirements:

  • The OWSD PhD Fellowship is offered only to women candidates.
  • The minimum qualification is an MSc degree in one of the above listed study fields.
  • Candidates must confirm that they intend to return to their home country as soon as possible after completion of the fellowship.
  • Eligible countries:

Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (Kingdom of), Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Arab: Djibouti, Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen

Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Lao People’s Dem Rep., Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Latin America: Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay

Fellowship Duration and Reward

  • The Scholarship period will run between September 2020 and September 2021 for the September set and;
  • January 2021 to January 2022 for the January set.
  • The scholarship will provide a full tuition fee waiver for the year, plus a stipend of £8,000 which will be paid over 12 months.
  • Applicants who can evidence their refugee status will be considered a priority group, however the University may extend the invite to apply to further applicants.

Available Fields

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • Biological Systems and Organisms
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Neurosciences
  • Physics
  • Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • PhD research proposal outline
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Preliminary acceptance letter
  • Letter of commitment
  • Reference letters
  • Passport
  • Registration and No objection certificate
  • Supporting statement from home supervisor

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should click on the button below to commence their application.

Scholarship status

The fellowships are highly competitive and selection is based on scientific competence and merit. The candidate’s project proposal is given particular attention. The applications will be reviewed by a panel of eminent scientists, appointed and chaired by OWSD. The Selection Committee’s decision is final and without appeal. It cannot be contested or subject to explanation or justification.

Deadline: April 19, 2022

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