Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Program

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Limited Submission Opportunity

The Scholars Award is $150,000 over 3 years that aims to fuel the development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers, in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, and Design.

Selection Criteria to be Competitive: Applications should directly address the program’s goals of helping develop female leaders and supporting innovation in STEM fields. Note that recent awardees have all emphasized the impact that their research aims to achieve. Visit the Johnson & Johnson website for more information.

Application Materials

If you would like to pursue this opportunity, please submit:

  • one-page project description
  • NIH style bio-sketch 

as a single document (both summary and CV) to (new window) no later than Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Concept papers will be reviewed internally by the External Awards Review Committee.


  • Internal Application Deadline: August 28, 2019
  • Online Application Opens: September 3, 2019
  • Application Deadline: October 2, 2019


Be a woman working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing, and Design (STEM2D). Be an assistant female professor or global equivalent faculty position at the time of application at an accredited academic university, institution or design school. 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.


Visit the Johnson Johnson website to find more information on the WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program.


For further questions about the sponsor, contact George Kosar, Assistant Vice President, Office of Institutional Partnerships at (202) 687-1023 or (new window).