OWSD provides PhD and Early Career fellowships for women scientists from selected Science and Technology-Lagging Countries (STLCs). The fellowships are offered to women scientists to pursue research in the natural, engineering and information technology sciences.
The PhD fellowship supports women to pursue their PhD at a host institute in another developing country in the South.
Read more about the OWSD PhD fellowship, including eligibility and selection criteria, here.
Early Career Women Scientists Fellowship
The Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) fellowship provides funding to women who have completed their PhDs and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the eligible Science and Technology-lagging countries (STLCs).
This fellowship is generously funded by Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
ECWS fellows receive up to USD 50,000 over two years to continue their research at an international level while based at their home institutes, and to build up research groups that will attract international visitors.
The fellowship provides funding for a wide range of expenses, including:
- Research visits, exchanges and programmes
- Teaching and Assistance
- Field work
- Publication costs
- Information resources
- IT facilities
- Linking with industry
- Outreach, communications and networking
Read more about the OWSD ECWS fellowship here.