Hyderabad: With a motto ‘The world needs science and science needs women’, L’Oréal India invites applications from women students who have completed class XII in India for the 16th edition of its ‘For Young Women in Science Scholarship (FYWIS) Programme’. L’Oréal India will award scholarships worth Rs 2.5 lakhs each to 50 promising but economically disadvantaged young women to help them complete their graduation in any scientific field from a recognised college/university in India.
Recognising the importance of women in science, Snehhal Chitneni, Chief- Communications, Sustainability & Public Affairs at L’Oréal India said “L’Oréal strongly believes that science is the source of progress, and the contribution of women is vital. Our For Young Women in Science scholarship aims to provide aid and encouragement to young women who want to pursue an education and a career in science, but lack the means to do so. Entering our 16th year, we hope to reach out to many such deserving candidates in the future.”
Eligibility criteria: Young women who have passed class XII exams from across India in the current academic year (ended March 2018), with a minimum of 85% in PCM/PCB and not over 19 years of age as on 31/05/2018, are eligible to apply for this scholarship. 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: Students can apply online at http://www.foryoungwomeninscience.com/ OR download application forms from the website and courier them to L’Oréal India Scholarship Cell, C/O Buddy4Study, Stellar IT Park C-25, No.8,9 & 10 Tower-I, Ground floor, Sector-62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India 201301. Deadline for submitting forms along with the relevant documents 16th July 2018. Interview locations: Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata
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