Applications Open for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship

Deadline: 19 April 2017

The  L’Oréal Foundation has launched the 8th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship to support young women scientists.

Benefits

  • 12 Fellowships of Euros 5,000 each, will granted to 12 African Ph.D Students enrolled in an African University
  • 12 Fellowships of Euros 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

  • having obtained a Ph.D. degree in life or Physics 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 a 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.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit applications online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad,Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia,Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan or Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science.

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