Canada - National program

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Canada - National program

How to apply?

  • By mail, to the address :
    Scholarship Partners Canada
    Ref: L'Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships, with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO
    1710-350 Albert Street
    Ottawa ON K1R 1B1
    Tel.: (613) 563-1236
    Toll free: 1-844-567-1237
    Fax: (613) 563-9745
    E-mail: [email protected]
  • Website for online application: Click here


  • Canadian National Commission for UNESCO
  • Ambassade de France au Canada
  • Fonds France Canada pour la Recherche
  • Universities Canada
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada NSERC

Number of endowments:

  • 5 annual endowments

Amount per endowment:

  • 20000$ CAD for postdoc
  • 5000$ CAD for doc and postdoc


  • Must be female Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
  • Candidates for this fellowship program must conduct their research at a Canadian host institution/organization.
  • Alternates every year between Life & Physical Sciences Fields.
  • No Age Limit. Working or studying in Canada.

Main eligibility criteria:

  • Academic performance
  • Research proposal: successfully demonstrates how the theoretical and practical knowledge or training acquired at the host institution/organization would be beneficial to the candidate’s on-going research project; describes the overall research plan, including methodology, and the significance, novelty and potential impact of the research; respects the maximum 2 pages in length
  • Research project: is well-planned and demonstrates innovation, imagination and relevance; considers scientific solutions to problems confronting humankind in the 21st century; promises to contribute to knowledge in the candidate’s field of research and has the potential to promote Canadian science in Canada and internationally; Research summary is written in clear plain language and is no longer than one half-page
  • Quality and relevance of the reference letters
  • References and experience
  • Relevance od research project

Initial launch date: 2003