Nominations for L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

Scientists around the world are invited to submit candidates for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards.

 Created in 1998, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program identifies and supports eminent women in science throughout the world. Each year, five Laureates are recognized for their contributions to the advancement of science, in Life or Physical Sciences in alternating years.

 The 2017 edition of the Awards will designate five outstanding scientific researchers in the Physical Sciences, working in one of each of the following regions: Africa & the Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America.

 Each of the five Laureates will receive an award of €100,000.

 The Call for Nomination is open until June 20th, 2016 at www.fwis.fr/en/awards.

 Women scientists can only be nominated by a qualified scientist (PhD minimum). An independent, international jury will gather in September to make the final selection.