(CLOSED) Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM²D Scholars Program (WiSTEM2D Scholars Program)

Sponsor Name: 
Johnson & Johnson
Description of the Award: 

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

The awards will fund one per STEM2D discipline who has completed an advanced degree, who is working as an assistant professor (or global equivalent faculty position) and who is not yet tenured at an accredited university, institution or design school.


The following award criteria applies (see the J&J Award criteria for further important eligibility criteria):

  • You must be working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D).
  • You must be an assistant professor or global equivalent faculty position at the time of application at an accredited academic university, institution or design school.
  • The scholar should have a minimum degree for the appropriate field:
    • Science; M.D., Ph.D.
    • Technology; Ph.D.
    • Engineering; Ph.D.
    • Math; M.S., Ph.D.
    • Manufacturing; Ph.D.
    • Design; M.A., M.S., MDes, MArch, MFA, MLA, Ph.D.


Sponsor Final Deadline: 
Sep 30, 2022
OSVPR Application or NOI Instructions: 

Internal Application Procedure

Any interested faculty applicants should compete the notification form in InfoReady and optionally upload a draft of their J&J proposal by 4:00PM on the internal application deadline.


To be considered as a Penn State institutional nominee, please submit a notice of intent by the date provided directly below.
Penn State OSVPR NOI Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 4:00pm
This limited submission is in downselect: 
Penn State may only submit a specific number of proposals to this funding opportunity. The number of NOIs received require that an internal competition take place, thus, a downselect process has commenced. No Penn State researchers may apply to this opportunity outside of this downselect process. To apply for this limited submission, please use this link:
For help or questions: 

Questions concerning the application process and other Johnson & Johnson-related questions should be directed to Jade Honey, Director of Corporate Engagement, Penn State College of Medicine (jhoney@pennstatehealth.psu.edu).

Questions concerning the limited submissions process may be submitted to limitedsubs@psu.edu.