2019 L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science South African National Programme

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2019 L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science South African National Programme
2019 L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science South African National Programme

L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science South African National Programme

Application Deadline: May 15th 2019

The first edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South African National Programme aims to promote and encourage young 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.

Number of fellowships given :

5 doctorates and 2 post-doctorates

Individual fellowships amount :

€5,000 for doctorates (R80,000) and €10,000 for post-doctorates (R165,000)

Requirements:

  • Having obtained Ph.D. degree in Formal sciences, Life sciences, Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering and Technological sciences or pursuing studies leading to a Ph.D. degree at a South African university in one of the 9 Provinces
  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Working in a Research Laboratory or Institution or being enrolled in a doctoral programme at a University in South Africa
  • Candidates must be no more than 40 years old by the end of the application period for PhD and not more than 45 years for Post-doctoral Fellowships

Selection Criteria

  • The candidate’s outstanding academic records [including number, quality and impact of the publications (impact factors to be submitted), conference presentations, patents…]
  • The scientific quality of the research project
  • The innovative nature and productivity of the research and its potential application in science
2019 L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science South African National Programme
2019 L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science South African National Programme

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South African National Programme

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