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Title: M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship
Implementation
Field(s) of Action: * Presence and visibility
Objectives:* Retention of women physicists in the scientific career and avoid the leaky-pipeline
* Prevent horizontal segregation in the scientific career
Target Group(s): Women researchers
Description: The award was established from a generous bequest from M. Hildred Blewett, an accelerator physicist who died in 2004. Hildred Blewett was passionate about physics and wanted to help women overcome obstacles by establishing the fellowship.
To enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers. The fellowship consists of a one-year award of up to $45,000 (applicants can apply in a subsequent year for one additional year of support). Allowed expenses include dependent care (limited to 50% of the award), salary, travel, equipment, and tuition and fees. Overhead charges by the institution are not allowed.
More information:American Physical Society (USA)
Contact: https://www.aps.org/programs/women/scholarships/blewett/index.cfm

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