Maghreb Fellowships For Women in Science 2019 (€10,000 to be won)

Maghreb Fellowships

The  Maghreb Fellowships For Women in Science aim at promoting the participation of young women in science.

This program determines and rewards young talented female researchers in the Life Sciences (biology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, biotechnology, ecology, biochemistry) and the Physical Sciences (physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, information sciences, earth and universe sciences).

Founded in 2007, the L’Oréal-UNESCO Maghreb Fellowships aim to distinguish young women researchers for the quality of their works and to encourage them to pursue a brilliant career in science.

Five young women scientists from 4 different countries of the Maghreb: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia are set to be awarded the Maghreb Fellowship For Women in Science 2019 The Maghreb Fellowships is established within the framework of collaboration between Fondation L’Oréal and UNESCO.


  • Applicants should be applying for a PhD or post-doctoral studies;
  • Not working permanently in 2019.
  • Working on a PhD or having obtained it and willing to pursue research in one of the fields;
  • Working in one of the 4 countries: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.
  • Maximum 35 year old at the closing date of the call for applications.


  • Each individual fellowship is worth up to €10,000

Selection Criteria

As established by the regional jury, the selection criteria are the following:

  • The excellence of the applicant’s academic portfolio (including number, quality and impact of their publications, conference presentations, patents…)
  • The scientific quality of the research project
  • The innovative and promising character of the research work (relevant, original,
    unique…) and its implementation in science
  • The socio-economic impact of the project/research
  • The candidate’s professional experience

Application Procedure

  • A detailed curriculum vitae filled directly in the website
  • Copies of diplomas obtained starting from the BS
  • A copy of an official transcript of undergraduate and graduate studies
  • A detailed abstract/description of the research project of maximum of 2 pages
  • Other research projects in progress
  • A suggested project of the grant’s use, including a draft budget
  • The list of publications and patents
  • Recommendation letters from supervisor(s) and/or director of the scientific institute or school where the thesis has been carried out
  • Letter of acceptance from the host laboratory for post-doctoral studies

To Apply: Click Here

For further information; Click Here

Deadline: 31st July 2019

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