L’Oréal Fellowships for Women:Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, USA (2015)

Jobs, Higher educations

L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowships: The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations.

The program is the U.S. component of the L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowships. Celebrating its twelfth year in the U.S., the For Women in Science program has awarded 60 postdoctoral women scientists nearly $3 million in grants.

L’Oréal USA partners with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to manage the program’s application and peer-review process. Each year, the program attracts talented applicants from diverse STEM fields, representing some of the nation’s leading academic institutions and laboratories.

About the Program

For more information about the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program, please visit:www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience

To view a PDF of the frequently asked questions regarding the program, please click here.

The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Must have a conferred PhD and have started in a postdoctoral research position by December 31, 2015
  • Must maintain the status of postdoctoral researcher throughout the fellowship year
  • Must be American born, naturalized citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be affiliated with a U.S. based academic or research institution
  • Must plan to conduct their postdoctoral studies and research in the U.S.
  • Must be involved in basic research in the life and physical/material sciences, engineering & technology, computer science and mathematics
  • Cannot be in a faculty position
  • Must commit to at least twenty hours of activity in support of women and girls in science (e.g. mentoring, classroom visits, media, events)
  • Must be available the week of October 4-7, 2016 for the For Women in Science Awards Week

The Selection Process

To ensure that the candidates who are selected represent scientific excellence, the program utilizes a two-phased application review process.

In the first round, applications are evaluated by experienced scientists in the candidates’ respective fields. In the second round, a distinguished Jury of eminent scientists evaluates the top-ranked candidates and selects the five winners.

Candidates are Evaluated for Overall Excellence with a Focus On:

  • Intellectual merit, academic records and accepted requisites for scholarly scientific study
  • Ability to plan and conduct research either as a member of a team or independently
  • Scientific excellence and appropriateness of proposed research
  • Evidence of originality, initiative and productivity
  • Choice of host institution and department mentor
  • Potential for career enhancement if awarded the Fellowship
  • Commitment to supporting women and girls in science

Security Information

L’Oréal USA For Women in Science uses a secure certificate (SSL) for confidential encrypted communication between you and our server. Learn more about SSL certificates here. You should see a locked icon in either the bar at the bottom of your browser or in the URL bar. You can click on the image to the left to confirm this site is secure.

Program Administration

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which is dedicated to advancing science around the world, is the official administrator for the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program. In this capacity, AAAS:

  • Process fellowship grants payments
  • Collect and review interim and final progress reports
  • Facilitate professional networking opportunities for all interested fellowship recipients

For more information about AAAS and its programs, please visit: http://www.aaas.org.

Privacy Information

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the administrator of the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program and, as such, acts as the manager of the information submitted in the applications to the program. For more information on the AAAS privacy policy, please visit: http://www.aaas.org/privacy.shtml.

Deadline: Completed applications are due no later than February 5, 2016. Award will be announced October 6, 2016.

Source: L’Oréal Fellowships for Women:Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, USA (2015)

Institute Post-doctoral Fellows: IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay offers Institute Post-doctoral (post-doc) fellowships. These fellowships are available in various academic Departments, Centres, Schools

IMPRS for Molecular Life Sciences: International PhD Programme

IMPRS for Molecular Life Sciences: the center of excellence for the training of Doctoral students in the areas of biochemistry,

BITS Pilani: Faculty openings

BITS Pilani invites applications for faculty positions. BITS Pilani offers positions from its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai.

ICTP-SISSA Joint International PhD Programme

ICTP-SISSA Joint International PhD Programme After completion of ICTP’s Postgraduate Diploma Programme students have the chance to continue their studies

Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowships for Higher studies in India

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund started Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowships in 1968 devoted to the encouragement, support and backing of higher learning

900+ International PhD Programmes: All Disciplines

900+ International PhD Programmes: All Disciplines IMPRS for Molecular Life Sciences: International PhD Programme PhD Europe, Germany  October 1, 2018  Send to friend  Save  Share

Faculty/Scholarships/Fellowships for Indian nationals

Email Me Jobs Like These Showing 1–10 of 1675 jobs Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science (EMEQ) Research

HBIGS: International PhD programme; Life Sciences

The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (HBIGS) invite students to part of its PhD programme.

Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science (EMEQ)

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) invite applications Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science (EMEQ). This opportunity is

International PhD Programme; Life Sciences: Vienna Biocenter

The Vienna Biocenter (VBC) Doctoral Programme is a research-oriented educational programme that focuses on supporting the scientific training of young
Share

Subscribe by email

Subscribe by Telegram

Subscribe!