Title The L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women In Science Program
Donor L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO
Grant Size €100,000 and €15,000
Focus The Fellowships are targeted towards early career researchers, with five years or less post-doctoral experience.
Opening Date 20/02/2017
Closing Date 03/04/2017 – Sydney Time
Types of Grants offered ·         The International Laureate Program: International Laureate Each year the Laureate Program provide five leading female scientists, one from each continent, with a prestigious €100,000 award in recognition of their groundbreaking achievements and contributions to scientific progress. These women are at the cutting edge of their research fields and the international structure of the program ensures that the Laureates are distributed among women who are working under a wide variety of conditions. Since the program’s creation 87 Laureates have been honoured with this award.

These Laureates are selected by the L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards Jury which is made up of 18 eminent members of the international scientific community.

·         The International Rising Talents Program: International Laureate The International Rising Talents awards are presented to fifteen promising young female scientists, three from each world region (Africa and the Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America). These awards aim to support and encourage them to pursue their scientific careers.

The recipients of these awards are selected from the FWIS National and Regional Fellows and they each receive a grant of €15,000 for their research. These awards strive to recognise talented young researchers who are indeed the future of science.

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