Brazil - 2022 Call for applications

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Brazil - 2022 Call for applications

Every year, in the local edition, seven young researchers in the areas of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Mathematics are awarded a grant of R$50,000 each to be invested in their research.

Applications for the 2022 edition will be open until May 9th and the winners will be known in the second half of this year. To participate, the candidate must have completed her doctorate as of 01/01/2014, and for women with one child, the deadline extends for another year and, for those with two or more children, the deadline additional will be two years. In addition, to increase the program's penetration in all regions of the country, L'Oréal, together with the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and Unesco, is betting on the virtual roadshow model for the presentation of the program on the main public and state universities of the country, in addition to returning with the second season of the videocast Para Elas na Ciência, in partnership with the Pretas na Ciência project.

Program Overview

  • Brazilian National Commission for UNESCO
  • Brazilian Academy of sciences
Award(s) of the Prize

7 annual endowments :

  • 4 in Life Sciences,
  • 1 in Physical Sciences,
  • 1 in Mathematics,
  • 1 in Chemistry
Amount per endowment
  • R$ 50,000 (15 858 $)
Main eligibility criteria
  • Doctoral Level (must have completed as of 01/01/2014, and, for women with one child, the term extends for another year and, for those who have two or more children, the term will be additional of two year ),
  • Life Science, Physical, Mathematics and Chemistry fields,
  • Carry out scientific work in Brazilian institutions,
  • Curriculum vitae updated on the Lattes Platform
Selection criteria

  • Scientific quality and impact of the research,
  • Previous researches developed by the candidate,
  • Candidate's independence/produtivity,
  • Potentiality success of the project

Initial launch date
Total number of endowments awarded since launch

Brazilian Young Talents - Historical

Discover all the Young Talents rewarded by the Brazilian program since the launch.