L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Egypt fellowships program aims to promote the participation of young women in science coming from Egypt. This program identifies and rewards talented young female scientists in the field of Life Sciences (such as biology, biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, physiology, neurosciences, biotechnologies, ecology and ethology) as well as Physical Sciences (such as physics, chemistry, petroleum engineering, mathematics, engineering sciences, information sciences, Earth and Universe sciences).
The Program honors three talented young Egyptian women researchers for the quality of their research works and encourages them to pursue a brilliant career in science.
- One fellowships amounting to Ten thousand Euros (€ 10,000 or equivalent in local currency) granted to Egyptian women researchers working in Research Laboratory, Institute, or University in Egypt
- Two fellowships amounting to Six thousand Euros (€ 6,000 or equivalent in local currency) each will be granted to Egyptian women pursuing a PhD (doctoral degree) in Research Laboratory, Institute, or University in Egypt. The total amount will be used to cover the research expenses &/or travel and accommodation costs related to scientific visits, trainings, specialized courses etc. of minimum two months abroad. This one should occur within maximum one year from the ceremony day.
The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Egypt fellowships are granted by the L’Oréal Foundation & L’Oréal Egypt .