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For Women in Science Canada National Fellowship

Fellowships to Canadian Female Scientists for Innovative
Research Related to the Fields of Life and Physical Sciences

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Funding Source:

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L'Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowship and Canadian Commission for UNESCO

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Fellowships of $5,000 and fellowships of $20,000 to Canadian individual female scientists for innovative research in the life and physical sciences fields. Eligible research projects will have the potential to contribute to the candidate's research field and to promote Canadian science in Canada and internationally.

Top 3 selection criteria:

- Academic performance
- Research proposal: successfully demonstrates how the theoretical and practical knowledge or training acquired at the host institution/organization would be beneficial to the candidate’s on-going research project; describes the overall research plan, including methodology, and the significance, novelty and potential impact of the research;
- Research project: is well-planned and demonstrates innovation, imagination, and relevance; considers scientific solutions to problems confronting humankind in the 21st century.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166789

Number of Grants:

5 annual Fellowships

Estimated Size of Grant:

Individual fellowships amount:
$20,000 CAD for postdoc
$5,000 CAD

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Requirements :
- Must be female Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
- Candidates for this fellowship program must conduct their research at a Canadian host institution/organization.
- No Age Limit.
- Working or studying in Canada

Pre-Application Information:

- Next call for application: January 11th 2019
- Deadline: 22nd March 2019
- Date of ceremony: November 2019 (date to be defined)

The program alternates every year between Life & Physical Sciences fields.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application:

Send application by mail to:

Scholarship Partners Canada
Ref: L'Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships, with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO
1710-350 Albert Street
Ottawa ON K1R 1B1

Tel.: (613) 563-1236
Toll free: 1-844-567-1237
Fax: (613) 563-9745

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon