University of Southern California


Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program

Title:                                                  Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program

Slots:                                                 6, one per each discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, Design)

Internal Deadline:                          July 27th, 2018, noon PT

LOI:                                                     N/A      

External Deadline:                          September 25, 2018, 5pm PT

Award Information:                       Type: Grant

Estimated Number of Awards: 6

Anticipated Amount: $50,000 per year for 3 years

Cost Sharing:                                   In order to most effectively achieve the goals of the program to fuel the research passion and accelerate the research career of a WiSTEM²D Scholar, the Scholars Program Award is intended to be used to fund research consumables and the salary or hourly wage of lab personnel to be used by the recipient in support of her research project. It is not to be used to pay the recipient’s salary or any indirect or overhead costs of the university or academic institute, including fringe benefits or indirect costs for any lab personnel providing assistance to the recipient.

Submission Process:                     PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal:

Materials to submit:

Link to Award:                      

Who May Serve as PI:                  

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 who is not yet tenured 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:


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

Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for updates and other announcements.