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PhD and postdoctoral Science Scholarships for women at UNESCO-L’ORÉAL

You have until June 30 2010 to submit your applications.

You are a young woman researcher in Life Sciences? You are engaged in pursuing research at the doctoral or post-doctoral level?

Apply to the International Fellowships program to join the worldwide Women in Science community!

Every year, UNESCO-L’ORÉAL Women in Science offers 15 Fellowships to young female researchers in the life sciences at doctoral or postdoctoral level worldwide.

The Fellowships, each worth up to $40,000 for a period of up to two years, are awarded to three Fellows from each of the following five regions: Africa, Arab States; Asia & the Pacific; Europe & North America; and Latin America & the Caribbean, whose promising projects have been accepted by a reputable institution outside their home country.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must be female and no more than 35 years old.
  • Preference will be given to candidates already possessing a PhD degree (or equivalent) in the field of life sciences at the time of application. However, applications from doctoral students will be considered.
  • Candidates must be proficient in reading and writing the language of instruction in the proposed country of study.
  • Candidates must undertake research in the field of life sciences.


Please contact Natasha Bevan at nbevan(a)unesco.org.uk for further clarifications.

For further details, and application materials, contact: UNESCO-L’ORÉAL Women in Science Fellowships

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