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2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Awards

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2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Awards

Created in 1998, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards recognize and support eminent women in science throughout the world. Each year, five Laureates are recognized for their contributions to the advancement of science, in Life and Environmental Sciences or Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science in alternating years. The 2022 edition of the Awards will designate five outstanding scientific researchers in the field of Life and Environmental Sciences, working in the following regions:

  • Africa & the Arab States
  • Asia and the Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • North America

Eligibility Criteria
The candidate must:

  • Be recognized for her scientific excellence by the international scientific community,
  • Be actively involved in scientific research,
  • Work in any field of the Life and Environmental Sciences

    Benefits:

  • One candidate will be selected for each of the five regions, the determining factor being the place of work for at least 5 years, not the nationality of the candidate.
  • Each of the five Laureates will receive an Award of €100,000

Selection Criteria
The selection criteria of the candidates are the following:

  • The candidate’s outstanding contribution to the general advancement of science,
  • The impact of the candidate’s research on the current state of the relevant scientific field (number,
    quality and impact of publications, conference presentations, patents),
  • The recognition of the candidate by peers within her discipline through publications,
    -The recognition of the candidate’s commitments to education, teaching activities, mentoring and/or
    to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals more broadly.
    The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards are non-renewable.

Nominations
Scientists around the world are invited to nominate candidates for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards.
To be considered eligible for an Award, it is necessary to be nominated in writing by an eminent scientist. Self-nominations are not eligible, nor nominations from immediate family members.

Teams are not eligible for nomination. Qualified nominators may be:
➢ Heads of University or Scientific Institutions,
➢ Members of Academies of Science,
➢ Holders of Research Chairs,
➢ Full professors
➢ Past For Women in Science Award Laureates,
➢ or at a minimum holders of a PhD in Science.

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Their World Education Innovation Awards 2021

Are you working hard to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people? Does your organisation have ambitions to take those ideas and projects to the next level?

Theirworld can help you to unlock your potential. The Education Innovation Awards 2021 will help interesting and exciting programmes prepare to scale up and reach even more marginalised children and youth. Open to non-profits, NGOs and charities, the Awards will help five winners to build their skills and capacities through masterclasses, one-to-one mentoring and £50,000 scale-ready grants.

Eligibility criteria

To apply for the Education Innovation Awards, your innovation must be:

  1. Registered as a nonprofit, NGO or charity
  2. At pilot stage with 200+ beneficiaries and 18+ months’ existence and some initial evidence of scaleup potential
  3. Working in, or planning to scale up to, one or more of the countries in which Theirworld is currently working: Greece, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Turkey, or Uganda.
  4. Focused on an issue that falls under one or more of Theirworld’s three pillars:
    1. The best start in life – includes a healthy birth, and quality and inclusive early childhood education.
    2. A safe place to learn – means looking out for vulnerable children and youth, especially children in emergencies and conflict.
    3. Skills for the future – ensures all young people are ready to become engaged citizens able to participate meaningfully in society and the future of work.
  5. Reaching marginalised learners, such as people in poverty and/or refugee or displaced populations.

If your innovation does not meet the eligibility criteria, please see the Frequently Asked Questions for more information on how you can stay in touch for future Awards.

Does it sound like your project would be a good fit? Applications are open now until 23:59 BST on 11 June 2021.  

How to apply

The process is super simple: 

  • Check your eligibility – 3 minutes.
  • Complete the application form, budget, and short video – 30-45 minutes.

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