Johnson and Johnson WiSTEM2D Bursaries

At a glance

  • Value: €3,000
  • You must be a current UCC Student to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to

We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2020/21 bursaries to the value of €3,000 each for up to 11 female STEM students under the Johnson and Johnson WiSTEM2D programme.

These awards will be presented to female STEM students to support their studies in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design Subjects (STEM2D). The awards will be made for one year and will also include opportunities to network within peer group, J&J business leaders, and early career development opportunities including a comprehensive mentoring programme and a day in the life experience.

UCC students of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design Subjects entering their in second, third and fourth years of their studies in the academic year 2020-2021 are eligible to apply. Relevant degree courses are listed below:


List of eligible degree courses

Computer Science

Biological & Chemical Sciences

Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences Genetics

Chemical Sciences Mathematical Sciences Physics and Astrophysics Industrial Physics

Data Science & Analytics Agricultural Science Nutritional Sciences

Food Science



Biomedical Sciences

Business Information Systems

Eligible students are asked to submit the relevant application form by 6th November 2020 (scroll down for links). They will be recruited through the WiSTEM2D launch event, SEFS website, School notices and direct emails (sent to students and course directors of relevant degree programmes).


Selection Process & indicative timelines


Applications open

w/c 19th October

Deadline for applications  6th November
Shortlisting panel receives applications 10th November
Panel returns

16th November

Students invited for interview (second and third years) or to submit short video (fourth years) 20th November
Interviews for shortlisted students w/c 7th December
Awardees informed w/c 14th December

Please note that there are separate application forms: one for 2nd year students and one for 3th/4th year students.

Application forms for 2nd Year students can be downloaded here: JnJ 2nd Year WiSTEM Application Form 2020-21 

Application forms for 3th/4th Year students can be downloaded here: JnJ 3rd and 4th Year WiSTEM Application Form 2020-21

Completed applications should be submitted to no later than 6th November 2020.

Interested students may like to view this short video abouthe the WiSTEM2D programme (an extended version is available here)



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