L’Oréal-UNESCO 2017 Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa (US$80,000 Prize)

Application Deadline: April 19th 2017

The L’Oréal Foundation launched the 8th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Having obtained a Ph.D degree in Life or Physical Sciences or pursuing studies leading to a Ph.D degree.
  • Having the nationality of a Sub-Saharan African country.
  • Working in a Research Laboratory or Institution in one of the region’s countries or being enrolled in doctoral programme at a university in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Candidates must be no more than 40 years old by the end of the application period for Ph.D. and not more than 45 years for post-doctoral.

Benefits:

  • 12 FELLOWSHIPS of US$5 000 each will be granted to 12 African PhD students enrolled in an African university.
  • 2 FELLOWSHIPS of US$10 000 each will be granted to two African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institute registered in an African country.

For enquiries, please email commsza@loreal.com.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the L’Oréal-UNESCO 2017 Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa.

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