Women in Climate Change Fellowship

Female doctorate candidates are invited to apply for a climate change fellowship.The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative will provide fellowships of up to $35,000 to support research and project development related to quantitative sciences. The deadline is on Saturday 31st July 2021.

This fellowship programme was made possible by a grant from the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada, and financial support from the Government of Canada, provided through Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Established in 2017, the programme has attracted dynamic women scientists working in the area of climate change science and its related disciplines.

Female candidates should focus on a quantitative discipline, including but not limited to applied mathematics, climatology, physics, computational chemistry, statistical ecology, computer science, theoretical biology, and engineering. 

Applicants will be evaluated based on the academic qualifications, quality of publications, experience in climate change-related work, and recognition of prior work including awards.

Proposed projects should demonstrate connection to the mathematical sciences, feasibility, sustainability, and realism of budget projections.

The fellowship is worth up to $35,000. The exact amount of the fellowship will be specified at the time of the award. Fellows will be required to submit quarterly reports on their progress using the reporting template provided below. 

The deadline is on Saturday 31st July 2021.


Main Criteria

The online application should include a detailed budget, a proposal, a CV, and an electronic copy of a representative publication in climate change modelling.

Additionally, three letters of recommendation from immediate supervisors at their home institution should be emailed to ms4cr-fellows@nexteinstein.org. 

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Another opportunity for female students here:

€20,000 Scholarship For Female Entrants At Trinity College

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