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OWSD PhD Fellowship Program 2022 for Women Scientists

OWSD PhD Fellowship Program 2022 for Women Scientists

Deadline: 15 April 2022
Open to: women scientist from the countries listed below
Benefit: fully funded


Applications are open for the OWSD PhD Fellowship Program 2022. The Fellowship is offered to women scientists from science- and technology-lagging countries (STLCs) to undertake PhD research in the natural, engineering and information technology sciences at a host institute in another developing country in the Global South.

The general purpose of the fellowship program is to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries.

The specific aims of the fellowship program are:

Fellowship Support

Candidates can choose between two study schemes:


Eligible Countries


The OWSD fellowship covers:

How to apply?

The official application language is English and therefore all application content generated must be in English. If you are submitting supporting documents (such as degree certificate, acceptance letter or no objection certificate, etc.) in a different language, you must attach at least an informal translation into English and upload it along with the scanned original at the appropriate point in the online application form. Documents without any English translation will not be considered.

They strongly encourage eligible applicants to start gathering all requested documentation as soon as possible; sometimes it takes weeks to receive all relevant letters.

The following materials will be required:

For more information, please visit the official website..