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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program 2020

To:Chairs and Administrators, Departments in the Biological, Physical, Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities; Associate Deans for Research; College/School Research Administrators
From:Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education
Date:July 18, 2019
Subject:Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program 2020


Deadline for Internal Review:August 16, 2019

Project Description

This announcement is based on last year’s guidelines

The Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM²D Scholars Award Program will help develop female leaders and support innovation in STEM2D fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, Design) by funding six women at critical points in their research careers through a Scholar’s Award.


The applicant must be a woman working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D).

The applicant must be an assistant female professor or global equivalent faculty position at the time of application at an accredited academic university, institution or design school.

The female scholar should have a minimum degree for the appropriate field:

  • Science; MD, PhD
  • Technology; PhD
  • Engineering; PhD
  • Math; MS, PhD
  • Manufacturing; PhD
  • Design; MA, MS, MDes, MArch, MFA, MLA, PhD

Amount per award: $150,000
Duration of award: 3 Years
Number of awards: 6

UW may submit one application in each category:  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, Design)


Internal Competition Application Instructions

Applications for Internal Review

To submit your application, follow this link:
Please include the following information:

  • Cover Sheet, including the disciplinary area you would like to be considered:  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, Design)
  • CV
  • Research project summary of no more than 4 pages summary of your proposed area of research

Sponsor Deadlines

Applications are due to Johnson & Johnson by October 03, 2019.