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IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP)

Deadline for applications is 11 October 2020

The IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) seeks to inspire and support young women to pursue a career in nuclear science and technology, nuclear safety and security, or non-proliferation. 

To that end, the MSCFP will provide scholarships to selected candidates studying towards a Master’s degree in these fields. Scholarships will cover up to two years of tuition and living expenses. Scholarships will be awarded to 100 students each year, subject to the availability of funds.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Fields of study

  • The programme will support 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 and non-proliferation. More examples of related fields are listed here.

Who should apply?

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 the Master’s programme.

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

MSCFP award

The fellows will be awarded up to €10,000 per year for tuition costs and up to €10,000 for living costs based on the cost of living at the university’s location, for a maximum of a two-year period of study.

How to apply?

Those who meet the entry requirements are invited to apply using the IAEA MSCFP online application form. The online application closes on 11 October 2020 at 23:59, Vienna time.

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

  • Official admission letter into the University Master’s programme indicating the nuclear-related field of study or other proof of attendance;

  • Confirmation of tuition cost;

  • Copy of a valid passport/ID;

  • Completed Reference Forms sent by email by two referees (download the form here).

NOTE: All application documents must be submitted in English using the MSCFP online application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered.



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