Scholarship Overview

The Loreal UNESCO Maghreb Fellowships For Women in Science aim at promoting the participation of young women in science. This program determines and rewards young talented female researchers in the Life Sciences (biology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, biotechnology, ecology, biochemistry) and the Physical S ciences (physics, chemistry,mathematics, engineering, information sciences, earth, and universe sciences).

Founded in 2007, the L’Oréal UNESCO Maghreb Fellowships aim to distinguish young
women researchers for the quality of their works and to encourage them to pursue a brilliant career in science. The L’Oréal UNESCO Maghreb Fellowships For Women in Science 2019 are set to be awarded to 5 young women scientists from 4 different countries of the Maghreb: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.

Scholarship Benefits

Continue their research work for which the L’Oréal UNESCO Maghreb Fellowship For Women in and Science has been obtained
• Write a report on the research, subject of the fellowship, to be given to L’Oréal Maroc and to UNESCO in the following 2 years after the awarding of the fellowship (optional).
• Write a report on the use of the grant, to be submitted to L’Oréal Maroc and UNESCO in the 2 years following the award of the fellowship (optional).
• Take an active part in L’Oréal’s an nd/or UNESCO’s dedicated programs related to gender and sciences, aimed at promoting women’s social role and recognition in society in general, and women’s involvement in scientific career and training in particular.
• Attend the Maghreb Fellowships awarding ceremony to be held in Morocco, in November 2019.
• Participation in the ceremony is required. The cost of traveling and accommodation* for Fellows non-residents in Morocco will be provided by L’Oréal Maroc.

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Scholarship Eligibility

Eligible for the fellowship applicants who are:
• Applying for a Ph.D. or post-doctoral studies.
• Not working permanently in 2019.
• Working on a PhD or having obtained it and willing to pursue research in one of the fields cited in paragraph 1.
• Working in one of the 4 countries listed in paragraph 1.
• Max 35 year old at the closing date of the call for application s (31 July 2019).

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