Johnson & Johnson: Women in Stem2D Scholars Programme

Johnson & Johnson invites applications for its women in STEM2D scholars programme. This supports the development of women as leaders in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, manufacturing and design, by sponsoring them at critical points in their research careers.

Funding & Duration

The scholarship is worth up to USD $150,000 (approx. AUD $205,000) over three years. One scholarship is available in each discipline.


Applicants must be non-tenured assistant female professors, or hold a global equivalent faculty position at a tenure granting accredited academic university, institution or design school. They must hold a PhD in science, technology, engineering or manufacturing, or a master’s degree or above in mathematics or design.

Submission Requirements & Due Dates

Internal Expressions of Interest

Applications are limited for this scheme and the University can only support and recommend one applicant per each STEM2D discipline, therefore the University may only support a total of 6 applicant submissions; one for each of the following:

  • Science;
  • Technology;
  • Engineering;
  • Math;
  • Manufacturing; and
  • Design

Interested candidates must submit a letter of intent summarising the proposed area of research to by 11 of September, to be selected by the University to submit an application within their field.

Invited Final Applications

Final Applications to be submitted to Johnson & Johnson must include:

  • A department head letter of recommendation.
  • 1,000 words (plus one page of images) detailing your proposed area of research.
  • A one- to three-minute digital video describing, as simply as possible, the impact of the research on your area of STEM2D and your own personal impact as a potential future leader in STEM2D.
  • Your resume (three pages, font size 11), including a list of publications, presentations, abstracts, current financial support already obtained, other folio work and two references; and
  • A brief outline of your budget for proposed research.

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