L’Oréal India Invites Applications For Scholarship Programme

Successful applicants will be granted a scholarship sum of up to Rs 2,50,000 to cover their academic expenses

L’Oréal India has announced the latest edition of the ‘For Young Women in Science’ Scholarship (FYWIS) 2022, a nationwide merit-based scholarship programme providing a platform for aspiring girls to pursue their graduation in the field of science. L’Oréal India is inviting applications for the programme, of which the successful candidates will be granted a scholarship sum of up to Rs 2,50,000 to cover their academic expenses. An extension of the international ‘L’ORÉAL UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE’ partnership, the programme recognises the contribution of women in shaping the future of science by assisting and supporting them to fulfil their ambitions.

Instituted in 2003 in India, the ‘For Young Women in Science’ scholarship (FYWIS) programme empowers young women from lesser privileged backgrounds to pursue science-based graduation programs at any reputed academic institution of their choice. The programme is open for graduate studies in any field of science - pure sciences, applied sciences, engineering and medicine, among others.

Eligibility criteria:

Only girl students who have passed class 12 (Science stream) with a minimum of 85 per cent marks in PCM/PCB/PCMB in the current academic year (2021-22) can apply for the scholarship

The applicants must have procured admission into an undergraduate (bachelor’s) program in a science-related field at a recognised college/university in India in the current academic year, 2022-23

The candidates’ annual family income should be less than Rs 6 lakh

How to apply:

Interested applicants can apply for this scholarship through the linkL’Oréal Scholarship

The applicant needs to register first by using their Email/Mobile/Gmail account (if not already registered)

Candidate will be redirected to L'Oréal India’s ‘For Young Women in Science’ scholarship application form page

Fill in the required details in the online application form

Upload the necessary documents as part of the application process

Read the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and indicate your acceptance to move ahead towards submitting the application

After screening and shortlisting of the applications received, the selected candidates undergo a telephonic interview round, after which the selected candidates along with their parents are invited for a face-to-face interview with a jury comprising eminent scientists, academicians, journalists, etc. This year, the jury round will be organised in a hybrid mode - candidates will have the option of in-person at locations like Mumbai, New Delhi/NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata or attend virtually.

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