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The World needs Science,
Science needs women

Sub-Saharan Africa Programme

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Partners :

  • UNESCO

Number of
fellowships given :

15 doctorates and 5 post-doctorates

Individual
fellowships amount :

€10,000€ for doctorates & €15,000 for post-doctorates

Requirements :

  • Pursuing studies leading to a Ph D degree or having obtained a Ph D degree in the following scientific fields: formal sciences, life sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences, engineering and technological sciences
  • Being from one of the 48 countries of the Sub-saharan region
  • Enrolled in a doctoral Institution and/or working in a research Laboratory/University or Institution of the 49 countries of the Sub-saharan region (including South Africa)
    OR
  • Being from one of the 49 countries of the Sub-saharan region
  • Enrolled in a doctoral Institution and/or working in a research Laboratory/University or Institution of the 48 countries of the Sub-saharan region

Top 3 selection criteria :

  • Excellence of the academic records : including number, quality and impact of the publications, conference presentations, patents…
  • Scientific quality, innovative nature of the research project and its potential application

Launch year :

2010

Number of fellowships given to date :



68

Rules

Rules & Regulations 2019

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Rules

2019 Rules & Regulations (English)

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Calendar

Next call
for application :

25th February 2019

Deadline :

29th April 2019

Date of ceremony :

21st November 2019

Application

Online registration platform :

www.forwomeninscience.com

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