2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowships

The 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowship Awards Programme is now open for applications. Five outstanding female early-career scientists will be awarded a bursary of £15,000. The fellowship awards are open to female early-career researchers working in the field of life and physical sciences, engineering, mathematics and computer sciences.

Applications can be made on-line here The deadline for applications is  25th January 2017.

This unique award is designed to provide practical help to aid female researchers in continuing their cutting-edge research. The fellowship can be spent as the fellow wishes - eg to buy a piece of scientific equipment, to help cover child care costs, or to fund conference travel. 

There will also be regular tweets about the awards from @loreal_uki