For Women in Science Fellowship 2013 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

For Women in Science

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship is now open for Malaysian women researchers under the age of 35 years, who are PhD holders or currently pursuing research study in the field of Material Sciences. A financial assistance of RM20,000 each will be granted to 3 young female researchers. Successful applicants will be awarded fellowships based on their research proposals.

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship was launched in 2006, with the support of the Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO and in partnership with the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, the Ministry of Higher Education and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. The program has so far awarded 21 outstanding young women researchers in Malaysia. The Fellowship is presented in Life and Materials Sciences in alternating years and this year (2013) application will be open for Material Sciences. 

Registration for application of fellowships in the field of Material Sciences will be open from now till 30 June 2013. Application of proposed study must be submitted with an application form below and to be addressed to the Jury President for submission. For more information, applicants can contact UNESCO at tel. no. 03-88846196 or L’Oréal Malaysia at 03-76518217 or log on to L’Oréal corporate website

For Women in Science National Fellows (2012)
For Women in Science National Fellows (2012)

FWIS 2013 flyer -call for submission
Promotional Flyer – Call for Submission


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

Further information:
Press Release [pdf]
Promotional Flyer [image]
Application Guidelines 2013 [pdf]
Application Form 2013 [pdf]
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