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The World needs Science,
Science needs women

Canada National Fellowship

Fwis group photo 2016

Program preview

Partners :

  • 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
fellowships given :

5 annual Fellowships

fellowships amount :

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

Requirements :

  • 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

Top 3 selection 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

Launch year :


Number of fellowships given to date :



Next call
for application :

January 11th  2019

Deadline :

22nd March 2019

Date of ceremony :

November 2019 (date to be defined)


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

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