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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

L'Oreal USA For Women in Science Program

L'Oreal USA For Women in Science Program
L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and for their commitment to serving as role models for younger generations.

Applications open every November with a deadline of February. Applicants must have a conferred PhD and have started in a postdoctoral research position by the application deadline. They must be involved in basic research in the life and physical/material sciences, engineering & technology, computer science and mathematics.

Candidates who submit their proposed research are evaluated on scientific excellence and appropriateness of proposed research as well as originality, initiative and productivity. They must also demonstrate a commitment to supporting women and girls in science.

The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program is a global philanthropy that has recognized and rewarded women scientists around the world. Since the worldwide program began in 1998, more than 2,250 scientists in over 110 countries have been awarded for their work. In the U.S., the For Women in Science program rewards post-doctoral women scientists for their contributions in STEM fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. For 14 years the program has awarded 65 post-doctoral women scientists more than $3 million in grants.

L'Oréal USA is the largest subsidiary of the L'Oréal Group, the world's leading beauty company. L'Oréal USA manages a portfolio of more than 30 iconic beauty brands, including Garnier, Giorgio Armani Beauty, Kérastase, Lancôme, La Roche-Posay, L'Oréal Paris and Yves Saint Laurent Beauté. The company is headquartered in New York City, and employs more than 11,000 people,

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