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L’Oreal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program

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L’Oreal USA and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Deadline Date:

01/28/22 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Fellowships of $60,000 to USA and Puerto Rico female postdoctoral scientists affiliated with qualified institutions for research in the fields of physical or material sciences, life sciences, computer science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. The award is intended to support the applicant’s research project and provide career advancement.

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

Fellowship funds can be used for tuition fees, attendance at meetings and conferences, hiring support staff (including undergraduate and graduate students), laboratory supplies, publication costs, computer and technical support, equipment, and instruments.

Applicants may allocate up to 10% of their total budget estimate for community service or outreach projects beyond the scope of their proposed research plan (e.g., hosting a science workshop for K12 students with a local outreach organization).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166788

Number of Grants:

5

Estimated Size of Grant:

$60,000

Term of Contract:

The L'Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship award is effective for one year. Any extensions must be requested in writing and must be approved by L’Oréal USA and AAAS.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

L'Oreal is seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation of girls in STEM.

Candidates must have completed their PhD and have started in their postdoctoral research position by the application deadline.

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply.

The eligibility criteria are as follows:
- Must have a conferred PhD and have started in a postdoctoral research position by January 29, 2022
- 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 24, 2022 for the For Women in Science Awards Week.

Applicants who hold faculty positions are not eligible. Only candidates in full-time postdoctoral positions are eligible to apply.

Psychology, science education and social science are not eligible for this Fellowship.

Indirect or fringe costs including health insurance, rent, utilities, university overhead, etc. are not permitted.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications are due no later than January 28, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM ET.

Award will be announced October 2022.

The fellowship is awarded to the institution, similar to other grants.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application: https://lorealfwis.aaas.org/login/indexA.cfm

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