The Fellowship for the Future is a two-year leadership program for women of color in STEM leading research or outreach projects in line with the 500 Women Scientists mission and focused on increasing equity, inclusion, accessibility, or social justice in STEM. During their fellowship, fellows will carry out a project with financial and logistical support from the 500 Women Scientists leadership team. Our hope is that by providing these extra resources and community connections, we can help expand the scope and impact of amazing work led by women of color in STEM.
As part of the Fellowship*, fellows will receive:
A $5,000 honorarium
$1,000/yr in supplementary project funds
Support and mentorship from the 500 Women Scientists leadership team and advisory board
Travel funds to attend two in-person 500 Women Scientists leadership board meetings
Travel funds to attend two in-person professional development trainings
Fellows are invited to:
Join the 500 Women Scientists leadership team
Attend the Fellowship for the Future award ceremony
Participate in virtual mentorship calls and project discussions
Attend two in-person 500 Women Scientists leadership meetings and professional development trainings
Provide mentorship to the next cohort of fellows
*Program details subject to change depending on available resources.