The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards program identifies and supports eminent women in science throughout the world. Each year, five Awards Laureates are recognized for their contributions to the advancement of science, in Life or Physical Sciences in alternating years.

Prize: Each of the five Laureates will receive an award of €100,000.

Eligibility: Scientists around the world are invited to submit candidates for the L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards For Women in Science. To be considered eligible for an award, it is necessary to be nominated in writing by an eminent scientist. Nominations can only be submitted online.

Agencies Involved: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), L’Oréal

Key Dates: Applications typically open in May.

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