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CAPACITY BUILDING  OPPORTUNITIES FOR EARLY CAREER UNILAG ACADEMICS

 

The Schlumberger Foundation invites applications for its faculty for the future fellowships. These enable women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or postdoctoral studies in the physical sciences, engineering and technology at leading universities abroad. Fellows are expected to return to their home countries on completion of the fellowship in order to continue their academic careers, further their research, teach, and act as role models for other young women

Female citizens of developing countries and emerging economies who are enrolled in, admitted to or who have applied to a university or research institute abroad are eligible to apply. Applicants should have an excellent academic record, a proven track record of teaching experience or a demonstrable commitment to teaching and be able to demonstrate active participation in faculty life and outreach programmes to encourage young women into the sciences.

Areas of interest include STEM-related research focused on a range of disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, nanotechnology, sustainable energy; disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment, agriculture etc.

Fellowships cover tuition and university fees, accommodation, subsistence and travel expenses, and are worth up to US$40,000 per year for postdoctoral study and up to US$50,000 per year for PhD study. Fellowships may be renewed subject to satisfactory review.

Call opens 10th September 2015 and will close in November this year. The forecast  closing date based on last year is 14 Nov 2015

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