IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme for Women in Nuclear Field. (Full Scholarship).

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) aims to help increase the number of women in the nuclear field, supporting an inclusive workforce of both men and women who contribute to and drive global scientific and technological innovation.



Named after pioneer physicist and twice Nobel Prize laureate Marie Sklodowska-Curie, the Programme aims to inspire and encourage young women to pursue a career in the nuclear field, by providing highly motivated female students with scholarships for Master’s programmes and an opportunity to pursue an internship facilitated by the IAEA. Selected students receive a scholarship for Master’s programmes in nuclear related studies at accredited universities. They are also provided with an opportunity to pursue an internship facilitated by the IAEA for up to 12 months.

Who should apply? Eligibility criteria

The IAEA MSCFP is open to students from IAEA Member States who meet the following entry requirements:

  • Female candidates;

  • Accepted by or enrolled in an accredited university in Master’s programme in a nuclear related field.

Preference will be given to applicants with above average academic credentials (75% or above or GPA > 3.0 out of 4.0).


Fields of study

The programme supports young women studying in nuclear related fields relevant to the IAEA’s work to advance the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology such as nuclear engineering, nuclear physics and chemistry, nuclear medicine, isotopic techniques, radiation biology, nuclear safety, nuclear security, non-proliferation and nuclear law. More examples of related fields are listed here.


How to apply?

Those who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to apply using the IAEA MSCFP online application form. The online application portal will open on Friday, 15 July 2022 and will close on Friday, 30 September 2022 at 23:59 (CEST).

The documents required in addition to completed online application form are:

  • Copy of the Passport/National ID

  • Official acceptance/admission letter from university into the Master’s programme indicating the nuclear related field of study and duration of the programme

  • Statement of tuition fees/confirmation of tuition costs

  • Completed reference forms sent directly to MSCFP@iaea.org by TWO referees (download the form here).

NOTE: All application documents must be submitted in English using the MSCFP online application form. If documents are submitted in original language please also include official translation in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Selection process

Applications are assessed by the IAEA MSCFP Technical Selection Committee against MSCFP selection criteria including the applicant’s entry requirements, educational background and prior achievements, motivation and impact of the fellowship on the applicant’s career goals and commitment to public service. Consideration is given to geographic, field of study and linguistic diversity.

All applicants will be notified of the decision by e-mail.


MSCFP award

The students are awarded up to €20,000 for tuition costs and up to €20,000 for living costs for living costs for the Master’s programme.


Obligations

The selected applicants will receive an offer and will be requested to confirm the acceptance of the fellowship within one week. The offer will provide information on the award details, including payment modality, the expected commitment, as well as administrative requirements and arrangements.


Contact

For all inquiries about the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme, please send an email.


The application period is now open. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2022. For more information on how to apply, please go to this page.


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