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L'Oréal-UNESCO Call for Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowships for Women in Science. Deadline 29 April 2016

March 14, 2016

The L'Oréal Foundation launched the 7th edition of the L'Oréal-UNESCO Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • 12 FELLOWSHIPS of USD 5,000 each will be granted to 12 African PhD students enrolled in an African University.
  • 2 FELLOWSHIPS of USD 10,000 each will be granted to 2 African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institute registered in one of the region's countries.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Having obtained a PhD degree in Life or Physical Sciences or pursuing studies leading to PhD degree;
  2. Having the nationality of a Sub-Saharan African country;
  3. Working in a Research Laboratory or Institution in one of the region's countries or being enrolled in a doctoral programme at a University in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  4. 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.

Deadline for application: 29 April 2016.

For more information and to apply, see the link below.