Science by Women (African female researchers in Spain)

The Science by Women program is supported by the Fundación Mujeres por África | Women for Africa Foundation and facilitates the research training and academic development of female researchers from Africa. The program supports 22 senior women researchers in Africa to take part in a 6-months fellowship at various academic and research centers in Spain, … Read more

Seed Grant for New African Principal Investigators (STEM and medicine)

The Seed Grant for New African Principal Investigators (SG-NAPI) from The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) supports early-career scientists who are getting established in their country or are about to return home to an academic position. Applicants must be under 40 years of age, are nationals … Read more

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (Sub-Saharan Africa)

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (Sub-Saharan Africa) Program supports early career women researchers from sub-Saharan Africa (including South Africa) who either work in research or are enrolled in a university in one of the 48 countries of sub-Saharan Africa (not including South Africa). The annual Award recognizes 15 PhD students and 5 postdoctoral candidates … Read more

TWAS-Abdool Karim Award in Biological Sciences (women scientists)

The TWAS-Abdool Karim Award in Biological Sciences is provided by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) to recognize the scientific achievement of women scientists from low income countries in Africa. Nominees must be nationals of these countries and have lived there in the past 2 years. Self-nominations are not allowed. The Award consists of 5000 … Read more