L’Oréal fellowships for women in science, deadline 25 Jan 2017

L’Oréal UK and Ireland, the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Royal Society, invite applications for the L’Oréal UK and Ireland fellowships for women in science. These promote, enhance and encourage the contribution of women pursuing their research careers in the UK or Ireland in the fields of the life and physical Women in Sciencesciences, including mathematics and engineering.

Female early-career researchers who have been awarded their research doctorate may apply if they have no more than 10 years of active full-time equivalent postdoctoral experience do not currently hold  a permanent academic post. Applicants may be citizen of any country but must be resident in the UK or Ireland at the time of application.

Five fellowships worth £15,000 are available. The fellowship funding to assist with research over a 12-month period. The Fellowship money can be spent in any number of ways to enable women scientists to pursue their careers and facilitate world class research – such as buying equipment, paying for childcare or funding travel costs to an overseas conference.

The deadline is Wednesday 25th January 2017.