Call for applications: The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop (RSE) 2024

April 15, 2024


Type Accepting applications
Intended for Enrolled students / International students / Alumni / Academic and Administrative Staff
Application Period April 12, 2024 — May 31, 2024
Location Other campuses/off-campus
Venue NUS - National University of Singapore
Capacity 30 people
Entrance Fee No charge
Hotel accommodation and partial support for transportation fees paid for selected applicants
Registration Method Advance registration required
Apply through the official RSE website:
Registration Period April 12, 2024 — May 31, 2024
Contact Secretariat
Asian Deans’ Forum 2024
The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop
National University of Singapore
The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) Graduate School of Engineering is pleased to announce that applications for the Asian Deans’ Forum – The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop 2024 are now open! Asia’s top engineering schools have organized this workshop to give you and other young female professionals in engineering disciplines the opportunity to take part in a number of valuable keynote lectures, panel discussions, and mentoring sessions.
From 17 November to 19 November 2024 (Sunday through Tuesday), the workshop will be held at the National University of Singapore. If you are selected, you will be provided hotel accommodation for those three days, as well as partial support for travel costs from your country to the workshop.
Eligibility of Applicants:
  • All women (cis and trans); and
  • Fluent in English; and one of the following:
  • Fresh PhD graduates or PhD students close to graduating in engineering-related disciplines; or
  • Postdocs or young researchers with engineering PhD degrees; or
Young engineers with PhD degrees working in industry who are interested in exploring careers in academia
  • Participants from a previous Asian Deans’ Forum – The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop are not eligible to apply again.
Visit the website for information about eligibility criteria, program schedule, and more:
Dates: 17-19 November 2024
Venue: National University of Singapore
Host and co-hosts: Member institutions of the Asian Deans’ Forum
○ Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
○ National Taiwan University (NTU)
○ National University of Singapore (NUS)
○ Seoul National University (SNU)
○ Tsinghua University (THU)
○ The University of New South Wales Sydney (UNSW Sydney)
○ The University of Tokyo (UTokyo)
  1. Applications due: 31 May 2024 (Friday)
  2. Number of slots: 30
  3. Partial support for travel costs (based on RSE regulations)
  4. Application documents
  • Full CV (.pdf)
  • Portrait photo (at least 800×800px, 500KB-2MB, .jpg)
  • Executive Summary of Research Areas (200-300 words, .pdf)
  • Letter of recommendation from direct supervisor or PhD thesis advisor
  1. Apply directly though the RSE website:
  2. Selection method: Document screening and interview by RSE selection committee

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