Fund Details
Johnson and Johnson WiSTEM2D, 2020
Award Duration
Three years
Maximum Award Amount
Sponsor Name
Johnson & Johnson
Nominations Available to Institution
Sponsor Deadline


The Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program aims to fuel development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers, in each of the STEM2D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.

Harvard University may submit applications from each DUNS # defined campus. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is facilitating the internal application process for applicants from the Cambridge Campus.

The awards will fund one woman per discipline (six disciplines, total) who has completed her advanced degree, who is working as an assistant professor, and who is not yet tenured.

Application Information:

Applicants are asked to submit the following:
(This information will appear again on each applicant's electronic dashboard)

  • 1,000 words (plus one page of images) detailing your proposed area of research.
  • CV (three pages, font size 11), including a list of publications, presentations, abstracts, current financial support already obtained, and other folio work
  • Submit a brief outline of your budget for proposed research.
  • Submit non-confidential letter of recommendation from the appropriate Department Head.

Eligibility Criteria:

The following award criteria applies:
  • You must be a woman working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D).
  • You must be an assistant female professor, or global equivalent faculty position, at the time of application 
Scholars should 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.

Additional Information, Related Websites, and Proxy Instructions:

  • Additional information about the Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D opportunity is available here.

  • Please note: Applicants selected to submit their proposal to Johnson & Create must also create and submit  a one- to three-minute digital video describing, as simply as possible, the impact of the research on your area of STEM2D and your own personal impact as a potential future leader in STEM2D.
Applicants with questions about this opportunity should contact the Research Administration office at the school where they hold a primary appointment. A list of contacts by school is available here.

Search Filters:

  • Harvard Business School
  • Harvard Divinity School
  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate School of Design
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Harvard Law School
    • Assistant Professor
    • Associate Professor
      Type of Competition
      • Limited Submission
        • Basic Science
        • Clinical Science
        • Engineering
        • Life Science
        • Multidisciplinary
        • Physical Science
        • Other
          Type of Award
          • Career Development
          • Early Career
          • Research
            Begin Accepting Applications Date:
            Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
            9/04/2019 9:00 AM