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.
The application process is now open for the MSCFP 2020 cycle, for scholarships in academic years 2020/2021 and 2021/2022. The next call for applications is expected in the first quarter of 2021 and will be announced on this page.
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.
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.
Preference will be given to applicants with above average academic credentials (75% or above or GPA > 3.0 out of 4.0).
The fellows will be awarded up to EUR 10,000 per year for tuition costs and up to EUR 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.
For more information and in order to apply, please visit the official web page.