Scholarship Overview: Faculty for the Future program awards fellowships to women who are preparing for post-doctoral study or Ph D in the field of physical sciences and related disciplines at accredited universities around the world. Required Documents: Depending upon the following criteria, the grant recipients are selected: 1. Depending upon the recipient’s performance and recommendations from supervisors, the grant may be renewed.
The applicants will be selected based on their leadership qualities, their scientific talents and after completing their studies, the recipients must be in a position to return their home country to continue their career and inspire young women into science related disciplines. Applicants can be citizen of any developing country. Applicants pursuing Post-doctoral research or a Ph D degree in the field of physical sciences or related disciplines are eligible to apply. The candidates can be either currently applied or been admitted or might have enrolled in a university abroad. Upon completing their study, the recipients must wish to continue their academic career, after returning to their home country. Contact Information: To know more details of the program, visit the page Study Subject(s): Social sciences: psychology, education, anthropology, linguistics, history, social work, or sociology, economics, law, political science, geography or an interdisciplinary field which incorporates two or more of the mentioned disciplines.
The fellows examine the ways the urban and the rural people work to improve their lives, their methods of production and organization, and their developmental programs and policies designed to relieve their poverty.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) administers IAF’s Grassroots Development Fellowship Program.
Hildred Blewett, who wants to help women to overcome the obstacles in pursuing their research in physics.
For questions regarding special circumstances or eligibility, contact APS at (301) 209-3231 or [email protected]
Getting a scholarship for pursuing Post Graduate study is highly competitive as the available Ph D scholarships are few.
Women with low income face many challenges in pursuing higher education.
During the fellowship, the fellows will be working with their post docs, faculty, graduate students and research staff.
The fellow will be giving a scientific presentation and will be participating in in EI/LDEO activities.