Author Topic: 2011 L’Oreal-UNESCO Pan Arab Regional Fellowships for Women in Science  (Read 1373 times)


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Young women students in sciences have until February 12th 2011 to apply for the 2011 L'OREAL-UNESCO PAN ARAB REGIONAL FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE FELLOWSHIPS.

Ten Fellowships are worth up to $20,000 each, will be awarded to candidates applying from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.


The application form should be submitted by the applicant and each part should be filled completely and accurately in English. The application should be submitted online and all recommendation letters should submitted hardcopy by mail. The information requested should be either typed or written in block capitals. Where additional space is needed, a separate sheet should be used.

About the Fellowships

1. Up to 10 annual fellowships are awarded to women scientists in Arab countries, to realize important scientific research in life sciences, applied sciences and physical sciences, the research is to be conducted in Arab region.
2. Each fellowship is worth $ 20 000 to be paid directly by L’Oreal Foundation, and to used for research in Arab countries.
3. The Fellowships will be attributed to women scientists having obtained a Masters degree.
4. The selected beneficiaries will be awarded their Fellowships at a public ceremony.

The following information and documents must be included in the application:
-  application form
- curriculum vitae, mentioning the applicants most important scientific publications.
- certified copies of degrees or diplomas.
- detailed description, one or two pages (maximum) 1000 words of the research proposal for the forthcoming year (year after the allowance of the fellowship)
- scientific supervisor’s recommendation or recommendation of the head of the scientific institution where the project will be realized (send hard copy by mail)
- list of scientific publications
- copies of significant publications (enclose copies of the scientific publications if possible)

Selection Criteria:
- Doctorate or Post-doctorate level
- Applicants aged under 40 years old
- Country residents
- Disciplines: Life Sciences, Material Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering.
- Recommendations from academic and/or research supervisors
- Academic excellence, with high potential for their research

Please note:
1. Applications shall be addressed to the president of Jury.
2. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
3.The closing date for applications to the 2011 L’OREAL -UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE PAN ARAB REGIONAL FELLOWSHIPS, with the support of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF), is February 12th.
4. All recommendation letters should be sent in hard copies to:

Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF):
address : 302 , 5 El-Mesaha Square, El-Dokki, Giza, Egypt
Tel/Fax: +2 02 33 389444

2011 L’Oreal-UNESCO Pan Arab Regional Fellowships for Women in Science

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