L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowships For Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa


 Call for Applications 2014

Women scientists who are nationals or permanent residents of any country in Sub-Saharan Africa have from 22 May to 21 August 2014 to apply for the 2014 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Regional Fellowships. The Program aims to honour 10 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.

5 Fellowships of € 5,000 each will be granted to 5 African Ph.D. students and another
5 Fellowships of € 10,000 each will be granted to 5 African postdoctoral researchers.

The age limit for applicants is 40 years for Ph.D students and 45 years for postdoctoral researchers.
All applications can be made at the following online application platform www.fwis.fr as of 22 May 2014.
All questions should be addressed via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or contact Mary Matemu on +254 20 7622620.

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- Having obtained Ph.D. degree in Life or Physical Sciences or pursuing studies leading to a Ph.D. degree. Applicants who have not registered and commenced their Ph.D study are not eligible to apply.
- Having nationality of any Sub-Saharan African country.
- Working in a Research Laboratory or Institution in one of the region’s countries or being enrolled in an African Doctoral University.
- Candidates must be no more than 40 years for Ph.D students and 45 years for postdoctoral researchers by the end of the application period.