L’Oreal UNESCO Women in Science International Prize” 2023 (5 Award of €100000)

Competition Grant / Award in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • Apply Before : May 31, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7332
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 5
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender Female
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Introduction to prize

L’Oreal UNESCO Women in Science Prize 2023 nomination is open now. Scientists from different regions of the world are invited to nominate eligible women candidates for this highly prestigious award. This prize is designed to support outstanding women scientists and celebrate their scientific excellence. Since 1998, 107 eminent women have been distinguished for their scientific careers and 3000 young scientists have been supported through Ph.D. and postdoctoral prizes by L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Prize.

The 2023 edition of the prize will honor five outstanding female scientists who have contributed to the advancement of Life and Environmental Sciences, working in the following regions:

– Africa & the Arab States
– Asia and the Pacific
– Europe
– Latin America and the Caribbean
– North America

Note: The award will be presented to one candidate from each of the five regions on the basis of their place of work for at least five years not the candidate’s nationality.


Important Dates:

  • Deadline: 31 May 2022
  • Pre-selection by review date: early June to July 2022
  • Examination by the jury date: mid-July to early-September 2022
  • Jury meeting date: mid-September 2022
  • For Women in Science Week:  March 2023 (to be confirmed)
  • For Women is Science PRIZE awarding ceremony date: March 2023 (tbc)

Awarding Location: Paris

Awarding organization: For Women in Science

Partner organization: UNESCO

Number of awards: 5

Award value: €100,000 for each winner

Prize award period: annual

Who are eligible for this prize?

Any female researcher/scientist who meets the following criteria:

  • Actively involved in Scientific research
  • Have excellent scientific work that is recognized by the International Scientific Community
  • Work in any area of the life or environmental sciences considered for this award (you can see the areas below)
  • Self-nominations and team nominations are not eligible.

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Application guideline 

To be eligible for receiving this award, a nominee must be nominated, in writing, by a prominent scientist.

The nomination should be through the following link and in the English language.

Nominate HERE.

Visit the Official website of the prize to get more information about the prize, selection procedure as well as required documents.


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