For Women in Science Fellowship 2012 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

 This year, L’Oréal Malaysia marks its 7th year of providing encouragement, support and recognition to women in the field of science through it national awards program, ‘For Women in Science’ fellowships. L’Oréal Malaysia allocates RM60,000 each year as financial assistance to 3 young female researchers to pursue their scientific project in Malaysia.

The ‘For Women in Science’ fellowships program encourages Malaysian women researchers under the age of 35 years, who are PhD holders or currently pursuing research study in the field of Life Sciences to send in their applications.

Since the program’s inception in 2006, L’Oréal Malaysia has recognized and awarded research grants to 18 fellows in the field of life and material sciences. The program is in partnership with Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO and in collaboration with the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, the Ministry of Higher Education and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Deadline for this year’s application is on the 30th of June 2012. The awards ceremony will be held in September 2012.

For more information, applicants can contact UNESCO at tel. no. 603-8884 6127 or L’Oréal Malaysia at 03-76518217 or log on to L’Oréal corporate website

Tay Ai Leen
Corporate Communications Director
Tel: 76518238 email: atay[at]

Nik Husliza Mohd Nawi
Corporate Communications Executive
Tel: 76518217 email: nmohdnawi[at]

Press Release
For Women in Science Fellowship 2012 Press Releasewhich includes a list of Malaysian female scientists who won the National and International Fellowships under the L’ORÉAL-UNESCO ‘For Women in Science’ program.