The faculty for the Future Program, launched in 2004, awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctorate studies in Science, technology, Engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading universities worldwide.


  • Faculty for the future grants are based on actual expenses to be incurred by the student only. This typically includes university tuition and bench fees, accommodation costs and living allowances.
  • Grants can be up to USD 50,000 per year for PhD courses and a maximum of USD 40,000 for post-doc research programs.


To qualify for this fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a female and a citizen of a developing country or emerging economy- you are not eligible to apply if you hold dual citizenship of which one is citizenship of a developed country.
  • Applicant must possess an excellent academic record
  • Have a proven track record of teaching experience or can demonstrate commitment to teaching
  • Willingness to contribute to the socio-economic development of your home country and region by strengthening the faculties in your home university, pursuing relevant research, or using your specific expertise to address public policy matters.

DEADLINE: November 17 2017

To apply and for more information visit here


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