The 2019 application window is now closed
Application materials must include an application form, a nomination letter from a faculty member, CV, and a one page research statement from the candidate.
To apply, please register online here.
Letters of recommendation from a faculty member may be submitted here.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
An eligible female applicant must be within approximately one year of graduating with their PhD or have obtained her PhD no earlier than 2014. Women who are currently graduate students or postdocs at MIT are not eligible. Preference is given to women who have not secured a faculty position.
Accommodations and Travel
MIT will cover meals and shared accommodations for two nights, and reimburse up to $600 in travel expenses (air, rail).
Please contact Professor Colette Heald or Bori Stoyanova.
Photos from the 2017 CEE Rising Stars event
View the 2017 Rising Stars Workshop agenda here.