L’ORÉAL-UNESCO International Women Awards 2022(€100,000 prize)

The L’ORÉAL in collaboration with UNESCO invites nominations by Scientists around the world for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards 2022.

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards were founded in 1998 to honor and promote outstanding women in science around the world. Each year, five Laureates are honored for their contributions to science, either in Life and Environmental Sciences or in Mathematics.

The Awards will recognize five outstanding scientists working in the fields of life and environmental sciences in African and Arab countries, Asia and the Pacific, European Union, Latin America and the Americas.

Self-nominations are not eligible, nor nominations from immediate family members. Teams are not eligible for nomination.

Awards

The Laureates will be presented with €100,000 prize each.

Eligibility

The nominee for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards must:

  • Be respected by the international scientific community for her scientific excellence;
  • Participate actively in scientific research; – Work in any of the Life and Environmental Sciences fields

Additionally,

  • Candidates selection will be based on the excellent contribution to the advancement of science in general, as shown by the content and influence of papers, conference presentations, and patents);
  • The candidate’s contributions to education, teaching programs, mentoring, and/or the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in general.

Nomination Process

The following documents are required for nominations to the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards:

  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (maximum of 2-3 pages)
  • List of publications of the nominee
  • A brief explanation of why the nominator considers the candidate eligible for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards (200-400 words).
  • 3-5 letters of recommendation from eminent scientists outside the candidate’s home institution.

To nominate, click here.

Deadline: May 31, 2021

For more information and application, visit the official site.

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