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2021 L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Rising Talent Programme

The L'oreal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women in Science Programme is now open for applications and you could be awarded £15000 towards research in your field


The programme celebrates, enhance and enables the contribution of woemn in scientific research. Since 2007, 62 female post-doctoral researchers in the UK and Ireland were awarded one of these grants ro advance their careers and facilitate world-class research. 

The Rising Talent Awards recognises research in the fields of physical sciences, engineering, mathematics and computing, life sciences and sustainabe sciences. Candidates must have completed their PhD and have started in their postdoctoral research positions by the application deadline. Applicants must have a confirmed contract with a University or Research Institute with the UK and Ireland fr the entire 12-month period of the grant agreement. All citizens' can apply but must be residing within the UK or Ireland at the time of application. 

Applications closed on 31 May 2021

The document below offers advice and further information for applicants.