Fellowships/Scholarships for Women in Science and Engineering

Please find here the call for applications for different fellowships and scholarships for Women in Science and Engineering.
L’Oréal UK & Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science
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Deadline: 13 March 2015
Fellowships awards by L’Oréal UK & Ireland in partnership with the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with support of the Royal Society. Five Fellowships awarded annually to outstanding female postdoctoral researchers, each worth £15,000 and tenable at any UK or Irish university / research institute to support a 12-month period of postdoctoral research in any area of the life, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering. Designed to provide practical help for the winners, funds may be used to buy scientific equipment, pay for child care costs, travel costs, etc.
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Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships
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Deadline: opens September 2015 for applications for 2016-2017 fellowships
The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program supports outstanding women from developing countries in their pursuit of PhD or Post-doctorate studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading universities worldwide.
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WOW – Women of the World festival

As the 8th of March, International Women’s day, approaching so are the WOW events.

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WOW – Women of the World – is a global festival that celebrates the achievements of women and girls and also looks at the obstacles that prevent them from achieving their potential and contributing to the world. It looks at the most potent topics for women today across many fields including in politics, the arts, economics, fashion, science, health, sport, business and education. It presents the very best of recognised and emerging female talent, and has presented in the past Alice Walker, Annie Lennox, Sarah Brown, Julie Walters, Bianca Jagger, Liberia’s Minister of Agriculture Florence Chenoweth, Zainab Salbi, Angélique Kidjo, Eve Ensler and Sinéad O’Connor amongst many others.

WOW – started in 2011 and has continued to grow each year both in volume and variety of topics it raises.

The WOW weekend is for everybody and this year you can join the WOW event whether:

– in Cambridge, at Cambridge Junction the 8th of March

– in London, at the Southbank Centre from the 1st to 8th of March