L'Oreal USA Announces Call for Applications for 2013

L'Oreal USA Announces Call for Applications for 2013 Fellowships For
Women In Science 
Fellowship Grants Help Women Researchers Make the "What Ifs" Possible 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 --  L'Oreal USA announced
the start of the application period for its 2013 L'Oreal USA
Fellowships For Women In Science program. Now entering its tenth
year, this national program annually recognizes, rewards, and
provides support to five postdoctoral women researchers in the U.S.
who are pursuing careers in the life and physical/material sciences,
as well as mathematics, engineering and computer science. As part of
L'Oreal's commitment to further help women scientists achieve their
goals, L'Oreal USA awards each recipient up to $60,000 to apply
toward their postdoctoral research.  
To date, the L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science program has
awarded over $2 million in Fellowships to 45 women scientists across
the U.S. Each year, the program attracts talented applicants from
diverse scientific fields, representing some of the nation's leading
academic institutions and laboratories. The award selection includes
a two-stage review process: a first round review by an
interdisciplinary panel of scientists and engineers; followed by a
review and deliberation by a distinguished jury of eminent scientists
and engineers who select the L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In
Science recipients.  
In addition to an award ceremony, the five beneficiaries of the 2013
L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science program will be invited
to participate in professional development workshops and networking
opportunities. In 2013, these workshops, which are facilitated by the
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), will
encompass job search techniques, interviewing skills, budget
development for grant requests, and strategies for peer-reviewed
The L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science program is open to
women postdoctoral researchers only. For candidates interested in
applying, eligibility requirements and more information can be found
at the L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science website at:
http://www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience. Applications must be
submitted no later than December 20, 2012.  
 L'Oreal USA, headquart
ered in New York City, is
the #1 wholly-owned subsidiary of L'Oreal SA, the world's leading
beauty company. In addition to corporate headquarters in New York,
L'Oreal USA has Research and Innovation and Manufacturing and
Distribution facilities across six other states including New Jersey,
Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio, and Texas. L'Oreal's impressive
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 The American Association for the Advancement of Science
(AAAS) is the world's largest general scientific society, and
publisher of the journal, Science (www.sciencemag.org) as well as
Science Translational Medicine (www.sciencetranslationalmedicine.org)
and Science Signaling (www.sciencesignaling.org). AAAS was founded in
1848, and includes some 262 affiliated societies and academies of
science, serving 10 million individuals. Science has the largest paid
circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the
world, with an estimated total readership of 1 million. The
non-profit AAAS (www.aaas.org) is open to all and fulfills its
mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in
science policy; international programs; science education; and more.
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For more information please contact: 
Virginia Niz
Tel: +1-212-984-4474
Patricia Rallis / Jennifer Ong
Tel : +1-212-679-2233
prallis@bratskeir.com / jong@bratskeir.com 
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