The IAEA Marie-Curie Scholarship Programme is a prestigious initiative that aims to empower and support qualified young women in the nuclear field. Annually, up to 100 carefully selected applicants are granted scholarships, fostering an inclusive workforce that comprises both men and women. This initiative not only contributes to global scientific and technological innovation but also embraces diversity to enhance creativity and productivity worldwide.
- Host Country: Austria
- Study Abroad: Study in Europe
- Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships
- Eligible Countries: All Countries
- Reward: Full Scholarship | €40,000 for tuition costs & living costs
- Deadline: September 30, 2023
IAEA Marie-Curie Scholarship Details
The IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) invites female students to apply for scholarships to pursue Master’s degrees in nuclear science and technology, nuclear safety and security, or non-proliferation.
Selected students will have the opportunity to enroll in accredited universities offering Master’s programmes in nuclear-related studies. Additionally, they will be eligible for an internship facilitated by the IAEA, which can extend up to 12 months.
Each year, the IAEA awards scholarships to over 100 students, subject to fund availability. The selection process takes into account the applicants’ fields of study, geographical representation, and linguistic diversity.
The fellowship programme welcomes female students from IAEA Member States who have been accepted or are already enrolled in a Master’s programme at an accredited university. Emphasis is placed on geographic distribution, field of study diversity, and linguistic representation.
Eligibility criteria for the IAEA MSCFP are as follows:
- Female candidates
- Acceptance or enrollment in a Master’s programme related to nuclear studies at an accredited university.
- Preference given to applicants with outstanding academic credentials, with scores of 75% or above or a GPA greater than 3.0 out of 4.0.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
Successful candidates will receive a comprehensive scholarship, covering up to €20,000 for tuition costs and up to €20,000 for living expenses during their Master’s programme.
In addition to completing the online application form, applicants are required to submit the following documents:
- Copy of Passport/National ID
- Official acceptance/admission letter from the university, specifying the nuclear-related field of study and programme duration.
- Statement of tuition fees/confirmation of tuition costs.
- Completed reference forms sent directly to [email protected] by TWO referees (download the form here).
Please note that all application documents must be submitted in English using the MSCFP online application form. If any documents are originally submitted in a different language, official translations in English must also be included. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should apply using the link provided below:
Applicants are required to have the reference forms completed by two referees and sent directly to [email protected] (download the form here). For any inquiries about the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme, please send an email to the provided address.
The IAEA Marie-Curie Scholarship Programme stands as a beacon of empowerment for women in the nuclear field. It offers an incredible opportunity for aspiring female scholars to excel in their academic pursuits, contribute to scientific advancements, and make a lasting impact on the world. By nurturing a diverse and talented pool of professionals, this program ensures a brighter and more inclusive future for the field of nuclear science and technology. Apply today and be a part of this transformative journey!