Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences

UNESCO-L'OREAL Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences 2006

UNESCO-L'OREAL Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences 2006

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If you have a solution to the problems confronting mankind in the life sciences arena, are a young and innovative woman scientist,pursuing research at the doctoral or post-doctoral level in one or allied fields of life sciences including biology,biochemistry,biotechnology,and physiology, you could be one of the 15 to be chosen for the UNESCO-L'OREAL Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences 2006.

These fellowships are offered to those who demonstrate outstanding intellectual qualities,imagination and personal commitment. Candidates must be no more than 35 years of age and must be proficient in reading and writing the language of instruction in the proposed country of study. the duration of the fellowship is between six and 12 months.

The last date for sending applications is September 15, 2005 The application form can be downloaded from www.ugc.ac.in

UNESCO and L'OREAL attach the greatest importance to originality and quality. Consideration will be given only to well-planned projects that promise to contribute to knowledge in life sciences. For more information,browse www.forwomeninscience.com The awards financed by L'OREAL, and manged and administred by UNESCO - will consist of the following . A financial contribution, not exceeding US$ 20,000 for each selected beneficiary to support her on going research proposal; Round-trip travel for the selected beneficiaries from their country of residence to Paris, France, (date not yet determined) to attend an awards ceremony ; Lodging and pocket money during the stay in Paris for the awards ceremony, and a certificate attesting to the special award.

UNESCO-L'OREAL Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences 2006