UNESCO-L’OREAL Fellowship 2013 For Young Women Scientist

UNESCO-L’OREAL Fellowship 2013 For Young Women Scientist

Name: UNESCO-L’OREAL Young Women Scientist Fellowship – 2013

Level: Postgraduate/PhD

Number of Scholarship: 15

Last Date for Form Collection: 15-06-2012

Last Date for Form Submission: 15-06-2012

Apply Procedure: Application form can be collected from Online Form.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications via the online platform at the following link:


Requirement / Applicants criteria:

1. Candidates must be no more than 35 years old. Thus, applicants born before 1 January 1978 will not be considered under this programme.
2. Preference will be given to candidates already possessing at the time of application a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of the life sciences. However, candidatures from students pursuing studies/research leading to a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) will also be entertained.

The application must have the following attachments:

a) The UNESCO Fellowship application form duly completed, in English or in French, in duplicate. Two recent photographs should be included with the form.
b) An e-mail address regularly used by the candidate.
c) Certified copies of degree or diplomas (including transcript of grades) in duplicate. Proof either of having obtained a Ph.D. degree or of being in the process of studying for a Ph.D. degree must be included.
d) A list of publications, if any.
e) A letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the candidate’s work.
f) A host institute’s letter of acceptance (i.e. the institute that has accepted the candidate for work should she be selected for a fellowship). This letter of acceptance must indicate the name of the academic supervisor, the date and duration, and the host institute’s willingness to provide the relevant training facilities required by the candidate in the chosen field of specialization.
g) The certificate of language proficiency (on UNESCO form) duly completed in duplicate for the language of the country of study (should this be different from the candidate’s mother tongue) and signed by the competent authority.
h) Detailed proposal for the research project: one to two page(s) (maximum), in either English or French.

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