UNESCO/L’ORÉAL Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences 2008

Eligible Geographic Areas
Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America.

Information about the funding opportunity
Aims at promoting the contribution of young women in the research developments in the field of life sciences.

Funding Web Address
http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=14633&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Magnitude
US$40,000 over a period of 2 years

Status
Open

Deadline for Application
9/14/2008

Information on deadlines
Applications are accepted mid-September of every year.

How to apply
All applications must be channelled through the National Commission for UNESCO of the candidate’s country. Each Member State may nominate a maximum of four (4) candidatures. Applications must be submitted with the required documentation on the UNESCO Fellowship Application Form (duplicate copy), which can be downloaded at http://unesdoc.unesco.org/ulis/circulars/cl3695bis.pdf. For further information follow link to application guidelines

Application guidelines path
http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=14633&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Eligible research topics
Biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, agriculture, medicine, pharmacy and physiology

Who can apply
Women candidates, of no more than 35 years of age, who must be already pursuing research at the doctoral or post-doctoral level, in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, agriculture, medicine, pharmacy and physiology. Precedence is given to candidates already holding a PhD.

Contact details


Contact Address
UNESCO
Fellowships Programme Section
ERC/RPO/FEL
7 Place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris
France

Fax
+33 (1) 45 68 55 03

Email
a.zaid@unesco.org

Donor Organization(s)
  • UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization



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