Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships

Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships

Applications for the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships 2023/2024 are now open. The Faculty for the Future Programme, launched in 2004, awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctoral research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields at leading universities worldwide.

The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty is committed to gender parity in science and recognizes that full access to and participation in a STEM curriculum is essential for the empowerment of women and girls. By facilitating STEM research for women scientists in emerging economies, scientific and technological advances will be enhanced in the local communities and regions from where selected candidates are awarded for this programme.


Since the launch of the Schlumberger Foundation, 807 women from 86 countries have received Faculty for the Future fellowships from Schlumberger foundation to pursue PhD and Post-doctoral research in STEM in leading universities and research institutes outside of their home country.


  • Faculty for the Future grants are based on actual costs for eligible expenses up to a maximum of $50,000 USD per year for a PhD and maximum of $40,000 USD per year for a Post-doc and may be renewed through to completion of studies. Renewal grants are subject to performance, recommendations from supervisors and strong evidence of re-integration plans in the home country.


  1. Africa No Filter Last Mile Film Fund 2022 (up to $25,000)
  2. United People Global “Each One, Bring One” Campaign 2022
  3. Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) 2023 for Young African Leaders

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have applied to, have been admitted to, or be currently enrolled in a university abroad when submitting their grant application.
  • Candidates must hold an excellent academic record, demonstrate leadership skills, community outreach activities and have a track record in encouraging girls and women into STEM fields.
  • Candidates should also prove their commitment to return to their home countries upon completion of their studies to contribute to the economic, social and technological advancement of their home regions by strengthening the STEM teaching and research faculties of their home institutions as well as through their leadership in science-based entrepreneurship.
  • They are also expected to contribute to the public sector where their newly acquired technical and scientific skills can help provide evidence-based support for STEM policy making, including topics of gender representation

Application Process

If you believe you meet all the eligibility criteria, apply before November 11, 2022.

Apply here

For more information, Visit Schlumberger Foundation 2022






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