OWSD Early Career Fellowship in Italy 2023 | Fully Funded

OWSD Early Career Fellowship

Opportunities Circle is here with another international fellowship. OWSD Early Career Fellowship is accepting applications. This career fellowship is open to all women who have completed their PhDs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects. Moreover, OWSD seeks candidates employed at an academic or scientific research institute in a Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs). The duration of the Career the fully funded fellowship is three years and provides up to $50,000. In addition, Fellows will gain leadership and management skills.

OWSD stands for the Organization for Women in Science for Developing World and is an independent organization based at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) office in Italy. Being a program unit of UNESCO, it is the first international forum to highlight women scientists from the developing and developed worlds in scientific and technological fields. OWSD provides research training, network development, and network opportunities for women. They support fellows in building an environment at their institutions to maintain international research standards. Fellows will also develop new connections with scholars worldwide, thus attracting potential funders to ensure the sustainability of the research project. They will be undertaking their research projects in one of the eligible countries. Also, candidates must provide evidence that they have spent a significant period in that country.

Furthermore, OWSD fellows will also learn how to transform their research into marketable products effectively. Through this fellowship in Europe, candidates will develop communication and outreach skills, helping to make an impact on a broader scale. The UNESCO fellowship is an excellent opportunity for women who want to influence the world through research projects. The deadline for this fellowship is 19 September 2022. More information is provided below; please go through the details before applying.


Here are more details about the OWSD Early Career Fellowship

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  • Country: Italy
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: September 19, 2022
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    Eligibility Criteria :

    Following are the eligibility criteria for the OWSD Early Career Fellowship 2023:

    • Candidates must be residents in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) for at least five years (5 years do not have to be consecutive).
    • They can be citizens of any country, fulfilling the above residence requirement.
    • Furthermore, they must hold a PhD degree in the listed study fields not more than ten years before the application.
    • In addition, they must provide evidence of being employed at the university or research institute where they will conduct the research at the time of application.
    • If employment has not started, then proof of employment offer and confirmation of acceptance is required.
    • The institution where they will conduct research must be in one of the listed STLCs.
    • Lastly, candidates must prove they will receive a salary from their university/research institute for the fellowship duration.
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    Benefits :

    OWSD Early Career Fellowship in Italy will provide the following benefits:

    • It provides awards of up to $50,000.
    • It also waives any overhead or indirect costs on the research project.
    • Provision of two training workshops to build management, leadership, outreach, and entrepreneurial skills.

    Note: OWSD Early Career Fellowship does not provide the fellow’s salary, which the fellow’s institution must guarantee.

    STEM Fields For OWSD Early Career Fellowship:

    • Agricultural Sciences
    • Astronomy, Space, and Earth Sciences
    • Biological Systems and Organisms
    • Chemical Sciences
    • Structural, Cell, and Molecular Biology
    • Computing and Information Technology
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Medical and Health Sciences
    • Neurosciences
    • Engineering Sciences
    • Physics

    Research project proposals from other fields are not eligible and will not be considered.


    Application Requirement:

    • Scanned copy of Passport and passport size portrait photo.
    • Proof of residence.
    • PhD certificate
    • Proof of employment
    • CV
    • Publications
    • Reference letters
    • Supporting statement of the head of the candidate’s institution.
    • Budget file
    • Additional documentation ( certificate of awards, memberships, etc.)

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    Application Process:

    • Candidates can access the application form by visiting the ‘apply now’ link below.
    • A panel of prominent scientists in each STEM subject will review the applications.
    • Applications will be evaluated based on scientific quality, project feasibility, and geographical and scientific field distribution.
    • Selected candidates will be notified by December 2022.
    • The deadline for OWSD Early Career Fellowship 2022 is 19 September 2022.


    Evaluation Criteria:

    For Research proposal

    • Problem identified: original, relevant, important.
    • Feasibility (methodology, infrastructure, timetable/work schedule)
    • Context: (the candidate’s institution has sufficient resources to support the applicant)
    • Collaborations and networking
    • Linking with industry and other sectors:
    • Impact (how the research will affect communities)
    • Inclusiveness
    • Sustainability
    • Ethical, environmental, and risk factors

    For candidate’s Profile

    • Scientific excellence
    • Leadership skills
    • Outreach skills

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