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Girl genius? Get a Rs. 2.5 lakh grant

In its efforts to encourage women to pursue careers in science, L’Oréal India has announced, for the tenth consecutive year, the ‘For Young Women in Science’ Scholarships programme 2012. Ten remarkable Class 12 girls from Maharashtra and Delhi NCR will be awarded Rs. 2.5 lakh each.

education Updated: Jun 01, 2012 16:37 IST

In its efforts to encourage women to pursue careers in science, L’Oréal India has announced, for the tenth consecutive year, the ‘For Young Women in Science’ Scholarships programme 2012. Ten remarkable Class 12 girls from Maharashtra and Delhi NCR will be awarded Rs. 2.5 lakh each, granted over a period of four years for graduate studies in a scientific field from a recognised college or university in India.

The L’Oréal India Scholarships For Young Women in Science Programme is an extension of the international L’Oréal Unesco for Women in Science partnership.

You are eligible for this scholarship if you are a young woman who has passed your Class 12 exams from Delhi/ NCR(Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad)/ Maharashtra, in the current academic year (ended March 2012), with a minimum of 85% in PCM/PCB and are not over 19 years of age on May 31, 2012. This scholarship is open for study in any field of science: medicine, engineering, information technology, pharmacy, biotechnology, and other graduate courses pertaining to science (BSc).

Forms can be downloaded from www.foryoungwomeninscience.com or can be collected from L’Oréal India Pvt. Ltd., Peninsula Towers 2nd floor, GK Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400 013. Forms need to be submitted along with the relevant documents (mentioned in the application form) no later than June 30, 2012 at the address mentioned above. Short listed candidates will be interviewed by a jury and scholarships will be granted only upon securing
admission. For further information, call 022 2498 3000/022 401 81 100 or write to fywis@in.loreal.com.