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CALL: Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM²D Scholars Award Program

Limited Competition: Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM²D Scholars Award Program


Purpose: The Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program aims to fuel the development of female STEM²D leaders and feed the STEM²D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their research careers, in each of the STEM²D disciplines: ScienceTechnologyEngineeringMathManufacturing and Design.


Internal Application Deadline: August 21, 2019

Full Application Deadline: Sept 3, 2019 – October 3, 2019


Nomination Limits: NYU can submit ONE proposal per discipline.


Award Value: Awardees will receive $50,000 a year for three years.



Female scholars working in STEM²D fields, who have:

  • a tenure or non-tenure track assistant professor appointment (applicants cannot currently be tenured)
  • for science discipline: MD and/or PhD;
  • for technology and engineering disciplines: PhD;
  • for math: MS and/or PhD;
  • for Design; M.A., M.S., MDes, MArch, MFA, MLA, Ph.D.



Please submit the following as one rolling PDF to Farooq Niazi ( no later than August 21, 2019:

  • Letter of support from the department chair
  • Your discipline: choose one of: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing, or Design
  • 1,000 words summary detailing the proposed area of research
  • up-to-date biosketch (3-4 page max)



WiSTEM²D Scholars Program website and FAQs