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L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science in Sub Saharan Africa

Call for Applications for the L’Oreal-UNESCO Regional Fellowship for women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The L’Oréal Foundation launches the 6th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowships to support young women scientists.

  • 5 Fellowships of € 5,000 each, will be granted to 5 African Ph.D. Students enrolled in an African University.
  • 5 Fellowships of € 10,000 each, will be granted to 5 African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institute registered in one of the region’s countries.

Closing date for applications: Deadline Extended to 1st July 2015

Information and online application on


  1. Having obtained a Ph.D. degree in Life or Physical Sciences or pursuing studies leading to a Ph.D. degree.
  2. Having the nationality of a Sub-Saharan African country.
  3. 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.
  4. Candidates must be no more than 40 years old by the end of the application period for Ph.D. and not more than 45 years for post-doctoral.