The Women for Africa Foundation (FMxA) invites applications for the SCIENCE BY WOMEN Programme for African Women Leaders in Science and Technology for the 2022/23 academic year.
Theme of the programme is to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. This will enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health and biomedicine, sustainable agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change.
Ultimately, African women researchers will be able to play a leading role in the transition of Africa to a knowledge-based and innovation-led economy through research that can be transferred into products, processes, services and technologies having impact on people´s lives.
Worth of Award
- Selected candidates for the SCIENCE BY WOMEN Programme will receive training and integration in a dynamic, multidisciplinary and highly competitive working team.
- Here, they will be able to develop their research projects and acquire complementary skills, empowering them to transfer their research results into tangible economic and social benefits.
The numerous centres will host 1 senior woman researcher with at least 3 years of post-doctoral experience for a six-month fellowship. Applications will be subjected to a rigorous selection process, evaluating the academic merits and leadership of the applicants as well as the scientific quality and expected impact of their research projects.
How to Apply
All applications should be made via the official website.
Deadline: The deadline for proposals submission is September 30, 2022.