Applications Open for L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 1 February 2019

Applications are open for L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program that awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math(STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations.

The program is the U.S. component of  the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowships program. Celebrating its fifteenth year in the U.S., the For Women in Science program has awarded 75 postdoctoral women scientists nearly$4 million grants.

L’Oréal USA partners with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to manage the program’s application and peer-review process. Each year, the program attracts talented applicants from diverse STEM fields,representing some of the nation’s leading academic institutions and laboratories.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Must have a conferred PhD and have started in a postdoctoral research position by February 1, 2019
  • Must maintain the status of postdoctoral researcher throughout the fellowship year
  • Must be American born, naturalized citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be affiliated with a U.S. based academic or research institution
  • Must plan to conduct their postdoctoral studies and research in the U.S.
  • Must be involved in basic research in the life and physical/material sciences, engineering & technology, computer science and mathematics
  • Cannot be in a faculty position
  • Must commit to at least twenty hours of activity in support of women and girls in science (e.g. mentoring, classroom visits, media, events)
  • Must be available the week of November 4, 2019 for the For Women in Science Awards Week

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit http://www.lorealusa.com/csr-commitments/l%E2%80%99or%C3%A9al-usa-for-women-in-science-program

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