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Fully Funded Women for Africa Foundation Learn Africa Scholarship Programme in Spain, 2018-2019



Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is offering Early Career Women Scientists Fellowships to women who have completed their PhDs. The ECWS fellowship is intended for research that will have a demonstrable impact on the local, national or regional community.

The ECWS fellowships programme is administered by OWSD with funds generously provided by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.

The ECWS fellowship specific objectives are to empower ECWS fellows to lead important research projects with practical applications for low and middle income countries (LMICs), including through strengthening their collaboration with industry.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: August 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.
  • Study Subject: Eligible STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
    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
    Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Scholarship Award: The ECWS fellowship is for two years and provides up to USD 50,000 to enable fellows to maintain an international standard of research as well as initiate collaborations and partnerships with industry and the private sector.
  • Nationality: Applicants must have been resident in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) for at least 5 years.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs).
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