L’Oreal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Regional Fellowships 2019 for African Women in Science

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L’Oreal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Regional Fellowships 2019 for African Women in Science
L’Oreal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Regional Fellowships 2019 for African Women in Science

L’Oreal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Regional Fellowships 2019 for African Women in Science

The L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa programme aims to promote and encourage young African women in science. This programme identifies and rewards talented young female scientists in the field of Formal sciences, Life sciences, Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering and Technological sciences.

Application Deadline: April 29th 2019

Awards

15grants of € 10,000 each, will be granted to 15 African PhD. students enrolled in a Sub-Saharan African doctoral studies institute and completing their doctorate in a research laboratory.

5grants of € 15,000 each, will be granted to 5African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institute registered in one of the region’s countries.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following general criteria:a.For doctoral researchers

Having the nationality of one of the 48 Sub-Saharan African countries covered by the programme.

Enrolled in a Sub-Saharan African studies Institute and pursuing studies leading toa PhD. degree in one of the scientific fields listed in the Appendix 2.

Completing their doctorate in a research Laboratory or Institution in one of the 48 countries covered by the programme.

Who started their thesis no later than 31/12/2017, b.For Post-doctoral researchers

Having the nationality of one of the 48 Sub-Saharan African countries covered by the programme.

Having obtained a PhD. degree in one of the scientific fields listed in the Appendix 2.

An application is considered complete only if it includes all documents below:

Certified copies of the degrees or recent diplomas

A proof of having obtaineda PhD. degree for postdoctoral candidates

A proof of being enrolled in a Sub-Saharan African doctoral studies for doctoral candidates

A detailed project of maximum 2 pages, including:

  • The project description of current research project
  • -The proposed use of the grant motivating the candidature with some budget indications. Provide insight into what the grant will be used for (e.g. conferences,travel or equipment).
  • Letters of recommendation from the research supervisor and/or the director of the scientific institution where the research project is carried or the Dean of the University under which the candidate is running her research
  • The list of publications and patents

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the L’Oreal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Regional Fellowships 2019

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