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Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) Fellowships - Call for Applications!


Call for applications for ECWS Fellowships

The Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) fellowship is a prestigious award of up to USD 50 000 offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs). ECWS fellows will be supported 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.


Application information:

  • You will find all the information you need to prepare your application on the website and this same information is also available for download.
  • All applications must be submitted online.
  • The official language for the application is English.
  • Deadline for completed online applications: 31 August 2018

Please note that an applicant, at the time of application, must NOT have an active research grant or fellowship with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) or have already submitted an application for a TWAS programme within the same given year. Only one application per year is possible across all TWAS and OWSD programmes. 

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