Are you a young woman with a passion for nuclear science and technology?
The IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) at the University of Birmingham is here to support and encourage you in pursuing a nuclear career. This prestigious scholarship is designed to assist eligible female students from IAEA Member States who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a Master’s degree program related to nuclear studies.
The MSCFP aims to foster gender diversity in the nuclear industry by empowering talented women who aspire to make a difference in this field. By offering partial funding of 20,000 EUR, this fellowship provides financial support to ease the burden of tuition fees and other academic expenses, allowing you to focus on your studies and career goals.
To be eligible for the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship, you must meet the following criteria:
- Female student from IAEA Member States: The scholarship is exclusively open to women from countries that are members of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- Enrolled or accepted in a relevant Master’s program: You should be either enrolled in or have received an acceptance letter from an accredited university for a Master’s degree in a field related to nuclear studies.
- Strong academic record: Preference will be given to applicants with above-average academic achievements, with a minimum score of 75% or a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0.
Fields of Study:
The IAEA MSCFP supports various disciplines that contribute to the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. If you’re interested in any of the following fields, you might be eligible for this fellowship:
- Nuclear Engineering
- Nuclear Physics and Chemistry
- Nuclear Medicine
- Isotopic Techniques
- Radiation Biology
- Nuclear Safety
- Nuclear Security
- Nuclear Law
How to Apply:
Applying for the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship is a straightforward process:
- Online Application: Starting from mid-July 2023, you can access the online application form on the MSCFP website.
- Required Documents: Ensure you have the following documents ready:
- Copy of Passport/National ID
- Official admission letter from your university, confirming your enrollment in a Master’s program related to nuclear studies, along with the program’s field and duration.
- Statement detailing the tuition fees or confirmation of tuition costs.
- Two completed reference forms from designated referees. The forms should be sent directly to [email protected] (download the form from the website).
- Submit in English: All application documents must be in English, including official translations if the original documents are in another language. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The IAEA MSCFP Technical Selection Committee will assess applications based on specific criteria, including your eligibility, educational background, achievements, motivation, career objectives, and dedication to public service. The committee also considers geographic and linguistic diversity during the selection process.
Final decisions will be communicated via email once the selection process is completed.
Embark on a rewarding journey in the nuclear industry with the support of the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme at the University of Birmingham. Apply by 30th September 2023 and take a step closer to your dreams of making a positive impact on the world through nuclear science and technology.