The L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme for 2016 are now open for applications. Awards will be made to five outstanding female post-doctoral scientists a fellowship of £15,000. This award is designed to provide practical help to aid female post-doctoral researchers in continuing their cutting-edge research. The award is paid directly to the beneficiary and the fellowship can be spent as the fellow wishes; it could buy a piece of scientific equipment, help to cover child care costs or be used to fund conference travel.
The fellowships are open to female postdoctoral researchers working in the field of life and physical sciences, engineering, mathematics and computer sciences. The deadline for applications is 11th March 2016.
More information and the online application form can be found here: