We are pleased to inform you that the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) has opened its application process for female students aspiring to pursue their Master’s degrees in nuclear science and technology, safety and security, or non-proliferation.
The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship is a prestigious program that aims to enhance the representation of qualified young women in the nuclear field while fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce of both men and women. MSCFP empowers female students from around the world to contribute to global scientific and technological innovation.
The Importance of Women In Science
Scientific breakthroughs have revolutionized our world, and Marie sklodowska-curie’s pioneering work on radioactivity in the late 1800s laid the foundation for harnessing the power of the atom. The advancements in nuclear science have brought about countless benefits to humankind.
As the world faces various challenges such as climate change, growing populations, food insecurity, and increased energy demand, maintaining a qualified workforce to drive innovation is crucial. Nuclear-related studies play a vital role in addressing these challenges, and the demand for qualified professionals in this field is continuously growing.
About the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is at the forefront of research and technology transfer, playing a crucial role in promoting the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Named after the pioneering physicist and Nobel Prize laureate Marie Sklodowska-Curie, the MSCFP is designed to inspire and support young women in their pursuit of careers in the nuclear field. The MSCFP aims to cultivate a new generation of leaders in nuclear science and technology.
Benefits of IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Program
The IAEA MSCFP provides selected students with substantial financial support.
A €20,000 to cover the tuition cost will be awarded to each recipient plus another €20,000 for living expenses during the Master’s programme.
Eligibility Criteria for IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship
Consideration is given to factors such as geographic distribution, field of study, and linguistic diversity.
To be eligible for the MSCFP, candidates must meet the following requirements:
- The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship is available to female candidates with an offer to pursue a master’s program In a nuclear-related field at an accredited university.
- Preference is given to applicants with above-average academic credentials (GPA > 3.0 out of 4.0 or 75% and above).
The IAEA MSCFP Technical Selection Committee evaluates all applications based on specific criteria, including the applicant’s entry requirements, educational background, achievements, motivation, and the potential impact of the fellowship on their career goals and commitment to public service.
Geographic, field of study, and linguistic diversity are also taken into account during the selection process.
All applicants will receive notification of the committee’s decision via email.
Documents Required for Application
In addition to the completed online application form, applicants must submit the following documents:
- Copy of the Passport/National ID.
- Official acceptance/admission letter from the university into the Master’s programme, specifying the nuclear-related field of study and programme duration.
- Statement of tuition fees
Please ensure that all application documents are submitted in English using the MSCFP online application form. If the documents are in the original language, include official translations in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
How to Apply for IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship
To apply for the fellowship programme;
- Interested and qualified candidates can visit the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) website at iaea.taleo.net/careersection/mscfp
- All reference forms must be sent to [email protected] by two referees
- For inquiries regarding the MSCFP, applicants can reach out to the program through email provided at the official website given below:
- IAEA official website: www.iaea.org
The application deadline for the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme is September 30, 2023.