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      About the award:

      The Scholars Award is a three-year award in the gross amount of $150,000, which will be paid to the University (the “Recipient”) for the benefit of the Johnson & Johnson Scholar and her research, with the understanding that the Recipient will administer the funds. The Scholars Award will be paid in three (3) installments of U.S. $50,000 per year of the three-year scholarship period, payable in 2022, subject to compliance with the terms and conditions of the program’s Agreement. Winners achievements will also be showcased at a symposium.

      The following award criteria applies:

      Standards for evaluation:

      Judges will use the following criteria to evaluate the applications:

      • Scientific/technical expertise exhibited
      • Novelty/innovation of the research
      • Potential impact of the research
      • Feasibility of the research

      You must be a woman working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D).

      You must be an early to mid-career women working within a STEM2D university department at the time of application at an accredited academic university, institution or design school. Examples include a non-tenured assistant professor, assistant professor or associate professor.

      The female scholar should have a minimum degree for the appropriate field:

      • Science; M.D., Ph.D.
      • Technology; Ph.D.
      • Engineering; Ph.D.
      • Math; M.S., Ph.D.
      • Manufacturing; Ph.D.
      • Design; M.A., M.S., MDes, MArch, MFA, MLA, Ph.D.

      WiSTEM2D Scholars Award

      The Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM²D Scholars Award Program will help develop female leaders and support innovation in STEM fields.

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