Call for applications 2015 L’Oréal-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Africa For Women in Science

Posted by Adaora Anozie

On June 8, 2015

 Call for applications 2015 from 4 May to 1 July

The L’Oréal Foundation launches the 6th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowships to support young women scientists.

– 5 Fellowships of € 5,000 each, will be granted to 5 African Ph.D. Students enrolled in an African University – 5 Fellowships of € 10,000 each, will be granted to 5 African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institute registered in one of the region’s countries

Closing date for applications: 1 July 2015

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA – 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 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.