Maghreb - 2021 Call for application

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Maghreb - 2021 Call for application

The L'Oréal-UNESCO Young Talents for Women in Science program is committed to supporting the involvement of young women in scientific research. This program identifies and rewards brilliant young women researchers in life and environmental sciences, material sciences, mathematics, computer and information sciences, engineering sciences and technology. To date, more than 50 endowments have been awarded to young Maghrebi doctoral and post-doctoral students - for the excellence of their academic level, the originality of their scientific project, but also their desire to transmit their passion to the young.

The L'Oréal-UNESCO Young Talents for Women in Science program aims to promote and support the involvement of young women in scientific research. This program identifies and rewards talented young women researchers in life and environmental sciences, material sciences, mathematics, computer and information sciences, engineering and technology.

Since its creation, more than 50 endowments have been awarded to young women researchers for the quality of their research work.

For this 15th edition, 5 endowments will be awarded to encourage young female researchers currently in doctoral or post-doctoral studies to pursue a brilliant scientific career.

- The awarded doctoral candidates will each receive an endowment of €10,000. The doctoral candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral school and in a research laboratory in one of the following countries Morocco Algeria Tunisia or Libya and have started their doctorate by December 2019 at the latest (i.e. at least, be registered in the 2nd year of their thesis) and not have yet defended their thesis at the date of the opening of the call for applications,

in January 2021.

- The awarded post-doctoral fellows will each receive an endowment of €10,000. They must work in a laboratory or a research institute in the same countries

They must have defended their thesis after January 2016 and started their post-doctorate before the opening date of the call for applications, in January 2021.

The L'Oréal-UNESCO Young Talents Mahreb For Women in Science program grants will be awarded by the L'Oréal Foundation and are part of a partnership with UNESCO.

Calendar

Call for application : 01/06/2021 to 31/08/2021

Jury evaluation : 01/09/2021 to 30/09/2021

selection : 04/10/2021 to 07/10/2021

  • June 1, 2021 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • November 10, 2021 Beginning of evaluation of applications
  • December 11, 2021 Candidates' final selection

Program Overview

Partners

UNESCO

Award(s) of the Prize

10 000€

Amount per endowment

10 000€

Main eligibility criteria

- Be enrolled in at least the second year of a doctorate (female doctoral candidates),

- Be in post-doctoral studies and have defended their thesis before the call for applications (post-doctoral candidates),

- To carry out her research work in the following countries MAroc Algeria Tunisia or Libya, in the fields of life and environmental sciences, matter, engineering, mathematics, computer and information sciences,

- Do not have a permanent position before receiving the Award.

Selection criteria

- Scientific excellence of the research work

- Quality of the application file

Initial launch date
June 1, 2021
Total number of endowments awarded since launch
5

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