Category: Funding, Studentships & Awards

British Federation of Women Graduates Scholarships 2018

Applications for British Federation of Women Graduates scholarships are now being sought. The awards are made to women doctoral students who will be in their third year (or part time equivalent) of PhD/DPhil etc. studies in the autumn of 2018.

Awards are, in effect, one off prizes varying in value from £1000 to £6000 and are given for overall outstanding academic excellence. For further details please go to: and look up under ‘scholarships’ where more information including criteria for eligibility can be found.

Closing date for applications is Friday February 23rd 2018

2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowship Awards Programme – deadline 16 February 2018

The fellowship awards are open to female early-career researchers working in the field of life and physical sciences, engineering, mathematics and computer sciences. Five outstanding female early-career scientists will be awarded a bursary of £15,000.

Applicants should apply online at by the deadline of 16th February 2018.

Eligibility criteria and FAQs are available here:

This unique award is designed to provide practical help to aid female researchers in continuing their cutting-edge research. The fellowship can be spent as the fellow wishes; it could buy a piece of scientific equipment, help to cover child care costs or be used to fund conference travel.

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The UK and Ireland L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science programme
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