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Science scholarships for young women

May 29, 2012 13:57 IST

What: L'Oréal India invites applications for its Young Women in Science Scholarships programme 2012.

~ L'Oréal India will award scholarships to 10 Class XII girls from Maharashtra and Delhi/NCR.

~ Each scholarship will consist of an amount of Rs 2,50,000.

~ The amount is granted over a period of four years for graduate studies in a scientific field from a recognized college or university in India.

The L'Oréal India Scholarships For Young Women in Science Programme is an extension of the international L'Oréal UNESCO for Women in Science partnership.

Are you eligibile?

~ You must have passed their Class XII exams from Delhi/ NCR(Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad)/ Maharashtra, in the current academic year (ended March 2012)

~ You must have scored a minimum of 85 percent in Physics-Chemistry-Mathematics or Physics-Chemistry-Biology stream.

~ You must be less than 19 years of age as on May 31, 2012.

~ This scholarship is open for study in any field of science: medicine, engineering, information technology, pharmacy, biotechnology, and other graduate courses pertaining to science (B.Sc).

How to apply

~ Forms can be downloaded from www.foryoungwomeninscience.com

~ Forms can also be collected from L'Oréal India Pvt. Ltd., Peninsula Towers 2nd floor, G.K. Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400 013.

The last date to submit the form along with the relevant documents (mentioned in the application form) is June 30, 2012.

~ Short listed candidates will be interviewed by a jury and scholarships will be granted only upon securing admission.

For further information, call (022) 24983000, (022) 40181100

E-mail: fywis@in.loreal.com

Website: www.foryoungwomeninscience.com

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