L Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowships, 2016  

L Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowships , and applications are submitted till 29 April 2016 . L’Oréal Corporate Foundation in partnership with UNESCO and the African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI) announce the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science. Applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for this scholarship . About12 Fellowships of €5 000 each will be granted to African Ph.D. Students enrolled in an African University and 2 Fellowships of €10 000 each will be granted to African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institution registered in one of the countries of the region. The Program aims to honour talented African women for the quality of their research and assist them to pursue a brilliant career in science in any Sub-Saharan African country. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Hosting Countries): | Sub-Saharan Africa

Level: Fellowships will be awarded to promote and encourage talented mid-career women scientists to pursue high-level PhD studies or postdoctoral research career.

Field(s): Fellowships are available in the fields of Life Sciences : biology, genetics, physiology, neurosciences, biotechnologies, ecology) and Physical Sciences (e.g. physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering sciences, information sciences, space and earth sciences

Deadline: 29 April 2016

Funded By: L’Oréal Corporate Foundation in partnership with UNESCO and the African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):L Oreal-UNESCO for Women is targeted for applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa : South Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, 

Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Níger, Nigeria, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tomé & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Chad, Togo, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: 12 Phd & 2 Postdoctoral Fellowships

Scholarship covers: 12 Fellowships of €5 000 each will be granted to African Ph.D. Students enrolled in an African University and 2 Fellowships of €10 000 each will be granted to African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institution registered in one of the countries of the region.

Description

L’Oréal Corporate Foundation in partnership with UNESCO and the African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI) announce theL Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science. Applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for this scholarship

The Program aims to honour talented African women for the quality of their research and assist them to pursue a brilliant career in science in any Sub-Saharan African country.

The African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions is a regional non-governmental organization (NGO) established by UNESCO with funding from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Government.

If English is not applicant’s first language then they will need to show that their English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in their studies.

Eligibility



In order to apply for L Oreal-UNESCO for Women , applicant must follow the given criteria:

‣ 
Have obtained a PhD degree in Life or Physical Sciences or pursuing studies leading to a PhD degree

Have 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 PhD and not more than 45 years for post doctoral

Eligibility

  Requirement for L Oreal-UNESCO for Women

‣ Applicant must hav  obtained a PhD degree in Life or Physical Sciences or pursuing studies leading to a PhD degree

Test Requirement: No

Language Requirement: If English is not first language then applicant will need to show that their English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in their studies.


Scholarship Application Method

Applications can be only made through the online platform.

Application Form

Scholarship Applications are due on 29th of April 2016.

An application is considered complete only if it includes all documents below:

  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (including outreach activities among youth, tutoring, etc.)
  • Certified copies of the degrees or recent diplomas
  • A proof of having obtained a Ph.D. degree for postdoctoral candidates
  • A proof of being enrolled in an African University for doctoral candidates
  • A detailed project of maximum 2 pages, including:
  • The research project description
  • The proposed use of the grant motivating the candidature with some budget indications
  • Letters of recommendation from the research supervisor and/or the director of the scientific institution where the research project is carried or the Dean of the University under which the candidate is running her research
  • The list of publications and patents

Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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