L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program

With the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the L’Oréal USA establishes “L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program”. Applicants to the fellowship program must be current postdoctoral associates or begin their postdoctoral position by February 3, 2017. The world needs science, and science needs women because women in science have the power to change the world.

Provided By:

L’Oréal S.A. is a French cosmetics company. For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted itself solely to one business: beauty. It is a business rich in meaning, as it enables all individuals to express their personalities, gain self-confidence and open up to others.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Total $3,00,000
  • Deadline: February 2nd, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known


All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Must have a conferred Ph.D. and have started in a postdoctoral research position by February 2, 2018
  • Must maintain the status of postdoctoral researcher throughout the fellowship year
  • Must be American born, naturalized citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be affiliated with a U.S. based academic or research institution
  • Must plan to conduct their postdoctoral studies and research in the U.S.
  • Must be involved in basic research in the life and physical/material sciences, engineering & technology, computer science and mathematics
  • Cannot be in a faculty position
  • Must commit to at least twenty hours of activity in support of women and girls in science (e.g. mentoring, classroom visits, media, events)
  • Must be available the week of October 22, 2018, for the For Women in Science Awards Week

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply online or offline both for the scholarship:

You can apply online at the given link: https://lorealfwis.aaas.org/login/indexA.cfm

All application material must mail directly from all references  L’Oréal USA for Women in Science C/O AAAS Attn: Janaya Thompson/Education and Human Resources 1200 New York Avenue, NW, 6th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005.

Supporting Documents:

Applicants need to provide three letters of recommendation.

  • The first letter must be a mentor or former advisor.
  • The second letter must be from your post-doctoral advisor.
  • The third letter may be from someone of your choice.

Award Amount:

The fellowship program awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each.

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Stryker/ORS Women’s Research Fellowship

Award Amount: $50,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 11, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) is glad to announce the establishment of the “Stryker/ORS Women’s Research Fellowship”. In order to apply for the fellowship, applicants must be in a full-time postdoctoral training position and are not eligible after three years of post-degree research experience. The purposes of this Corporation is to promote, support, develop and encourage research in surgery and musculoskeletal disease. It also develops and sponsors educational activities related to the foregoing.

Host Institution:

The Orthopaedic Research Society is a professional, scientific and medical organization focused on orthopaedic research. For over 60 years, the Orthopaedic Research Society has been the leading research society supporting engineers, orthopaedic surgeons, biologists, and clinicians in pursuit of a world without musculoskeletal limitations.


In order to apply for the fellowship, applicants must meet all of the following eligibility

  • Applicant must be a Female
  • Member of the ORS
  • Post-doc (less than 3 years after obtaining Ph.D.)
  • Applicants must be in a full-time postdoctoral training position and are not eligible after three years of post-degree research experience.
  • Ph.D. in science or engineering
  • Currently conducting research in a field that will advance orthopedic science and technology
  • Currently affiliated with a US-based non-profit, public or private institution of higher education, such as teaching hospitals, medical schools, universities, colleges or research institution; awards may not be transferred outside the US.
  • Has a legal working status in the US; US citizenship or permanent residency preferred.
  • Individuals admitted to the United States as Permanent Residents must submit notarized evidence of legal admission.

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested in applying, you may check the given link: https://ors.memberclicks.net/stryker-ors-womens-research-fellowship#/

Supporting Documents:

  • CV or NIH Style Biosketch for applicant
  • CV or NIH Style Biosketch for postdoctoral supervisor
  • Personal statement (2 pages max)
  • Applicant’s future career goals
  • Related background examples and thoughts on how to support and advance women in science
  • Resources and Facilities (1-page max)
  • Proposal research plan (5 pages max)
  • Abstract
  • Background and Significance
  • Preliminary studies
  • Research plan
  • Budget and timeline

Award Description:

  • The fellowship will be offered for 1 year.
  • The award amount is up to $50,000 per year, for direct costs. Indirect costs are not permitted.
  • The fellowship is not intended to provide full-time salary.
  • Two awards per person per lifetime are allowed (opportunity to re-apply)

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