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She STEMs Awards 2022

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Awards : Information & Application

For a second year, Greek Women in STEM will award early-stage Greek scientists as part of the “She STEMs” symposium, with the support of our sponsors. The categories are the following along with their related fields:

Life Sciences (Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy, etc.)

Environmental Sciences (Geology, Agriculture, Aquaculture, etc.)

Formal Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry)

Engineering

Technology

Deadline for applications: 31.10.2022, 11:59pm Greece.

Application terms:

  1. Applicants must be Greek citizens and hold Greek citizenship or be citizens of other countries who have legally resided in Greece for at least 15 years.
  2. Candidates should be no later than 10 years after obtaining their first degree (BSc.). If there is a special reason for exceeding 10 years, please mention it in the cover letter. (e.g., maternity leave, accident, etc.)
  3. Applicants must have registered for at least one of the two days of the symposium (either in person or online, when registrations open).
  4. Candidates must have completed the application form and submitted the supporting documents exactly as instructed.
  5. Applicants have the right to participate in only one of the above categories.
  6. Applicants should have at least a Master’s degree (or equivalent).
  7. Previously awarded scientists cannot apply.

Application Components:

The guidelines should be met. Should the applicant fail to follow the guidelines, the application will be considered invalid.

Resume: A single file in pdf format. Maximum number of pages: 2

Required fields:

  • Name/surname, address and institution where they work/study.
  • Introductory paragraph and brief description of why they should be awarded (200 words max).
  • Studies.
  • Work experience.
  • List of publications in google scholar format, max 5 publications (or an electronic link, for a greater number of publications) or portfolio for technology and similar fields.
  • Impact (Accomplishments, Awards).

Scoring and Selection:

Greek Women in STEM supports young scientists with great potential to contribute to their field. Beyond the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned in the application terms, candidates will be graded based on the following criteria:

  • Introductory paragraph/cover letter and declaration of candidacy.
  • Studies: It will be of major importance whether the applicant is actively working towards a doctoral thesis or has already obtained a doctoral degree.
  • Mobility during studies.
  • Location: residing in Greece during the current academic year will be awarded more points.
  • Work experience and work mobility.
  • Publications/portfolio and the role in them (project leader, first or corresponding author etc.).
  • Honors/ Awards/ Achievements.
  • Contribution to public benefit/volunteer programs relevant to the applicant’s field.

 

Scholarships : Information & Application

For the first time, Greek Women in STEM will provide two early-stage Greek scientists, pursuing their PhD with a €3.500 scholarship each, thanks to a generous donation from Bayer Hellas. The categories are the following along with their related fields:

Oncology and relevant disciplines.

Agriculture and relevant disciplines.

Deadline for applications: 15.11.2022, 11:59pm Greece.

Application terms:

  1. Applicants must be Greek citizens and hold Greek citizenship or be citizens of other countries who have legally resided in Greece for at least 15 years.
  2. Candidates should be no later than 10 years after obtaining their first degree (BSc.). If there is a special reason for exceeding 10 years, please mention it in the cover letter. (e.g., maternity leave, accident, etc.)
  3. Applicants must have registered for at least one of the two days of the symposium (either in person or online, when registrations open).
  4. Candidates must have completed the application form and submitted the supporting documents exactly as instructed.
  5. Applicants have the right to participate in only one of the above categories.
  6. Applicants should be enrolled in a PhD program at the time of application.
  7. Successful scholars will use the monetary award to fund a training program, educational package or reagents for a project related to their area of study.
  8. Successful scholars will be offered an interview published in the Greek Women in STEM platforms to share their experience and inspire more people.

Application Components:

The guidelines should be met. Should the applicant fail to follow the guidelines, the application will be considered invalid.

Resume: A single file in pdf format. Maximum number of pages: 2

Required fields:

  • Name/surname, address and institution where they study.
  • Introductory paragraph and brief description of why they should be awarded (200 words max).
  • Studies
  • Work experience.
  • List of publications in google scholar format, max 5 publications (or an electronic link, for a greater number of publications) or portfolio for technology and similar fields.
  • Impact (Accomplishments, Awards).

Project Proposal (up to 3 pages including budget)

  • The project should be feasible to be completed during the PhD studies of the awardee, ideally in a short period, and the money be used to cover specific unmet needs.
  • Please describe clearly the problem, the benefit of the scholarship for the success of the project and how the expected results will benefit the field of study.
  • In the instance that the project is to improve the skillset of the candidate, please describe how the obtained training/skills will benefit her research.
  • Please include a budget estimation and explanation of how the funds will be allocated.

Scoring and Selection:

Greek Women in STEM supports young scientists with great potential to contribute to their field. Beyond the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned in the application terms, candidates will be graded based on the following criteria:

  • Most points will be awarded based on the topic of the proposal, the potential benefit to the researcher’s work and its feasibility.
  • Introductory paragraph/cover letter and declaration of candidacy.
  • Mobility during studies.
  • Location: residing in Greece during the current academic year will be awarded more points.
  • Publications and the role in them (project leader, first or corresponding author etc.).
  • Honors/ Awards/ Achievements.
  • Contribution to public benefit/volunteer programs relevant to the applicant’s field.
Our scholarships are funded by Bayer Hellas. A big thank you to this year's primary donor.

Our scholarships are funded by Bayer Hellas. A big thank you to this year's primary donor.

The SheSTEMs Awards are supported by our partners, donors and sponsors

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