L’ORÉAL-UNESCO launched the 'For Women in Science' program to provide support to women researchers all across the world in the early stages of their scientific careers. Every year, five awards are presented to prominent female scientists. Each year, the program awards national and international fellowships to young female researchers at key moments of their careers.
All applications must be endorsed by the National Commission. Candidates have to 35 years of age or younger. Preference will be given to candidates already holding a PhD in their selected specialization.