L'Oréal USA For Women in Science

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science 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 commitment to serving as role models for younger generations.

The For Women in Science program was created out of a simple belief: the world needs science, and science needs women because women in science have the power to change the world.

The program is the U.S. component of the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowships program. Celebrating its twentieth year in the U.S., the For Women in Science program has awarded 100 postdoctoral women scientists over $5 million in grants.

L’Oréal USA partners with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to manage the program’s application and peer-review process. Each year, the program attracts talented applicants from diverse STEM fields, representing some of the nation’s leading academic institutions and laboratories.

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The 20th year of the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program

Apply to be a 2024 FWIS Honoree

You could be awarded $60,000 for research in a STEM field.

We’re 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.

Apply to be a 2024 FWIS Awardee. DEADLINE: Applications due by 5:00pm ET on Friday, February 16, 2024.

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