The IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Program (MSCFP) is currently accepting applications from female students pursuing their Masters’s degrees in IAEA Country Member States. The Fellowship Program aims to support and inspire young female students to pursue careers in the nuclear field.
By providing a scholarship for selected students pursuing their Master’s degrees in relevant disciplines, the program aims to foster a diverse and inclusive environment within the nuclear industry. In addition to the financial support, recipients will have the unique opportunity to participate in an enriching internship facilitated by the esteemed International Atomic Energy Agency. This internship experience will offer invaluable exposure to cutting-edge research, professional development, and collaboration with experts in the field, further preparing them for successful careers in nuclear science and technology.
Breaking down the barriers for female professionals
The fellowship program aims to empower women in nuclear science by offering scholarships to 100 graduate students each year in nuclear-related subjects. Additionally, the initiative has gained support from six more donors, both financially and in-kind.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) stands as the world’s primary intergovernmental forum, dedicated to facilitating scientific and technical cooperation within the nuclear domain. It upholds a mission that revolves around ensuring the safe, secure, and peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology.
By promoting responsible practices in the utilization of nuclear energy, the IAEA plays a pivotal role in contributing to global peace, security, and the attainment of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The agency is committed to fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among its member states, making significant strides in advancing nuclear science for the betterment of humanity and the world.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization founded in 1957. It was inspired by U.S. President Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” speech in 1953. The IAEA’s main objective is to promote the peaceful use of nuclear technology worldwide and ensure its safe and secure application. The agency plays a crucial role in international cooperation, contributing to the advancement of nuclear science and technology for the betterment of humanity.
- Applicant’s Nationality: Eligible International Countries
- Degree Level: Master
- Fields: Eligible related fields
- Number of Awards: NA
- Offered Annually: Yes
- Renewable: Yes
- Scholarship Awards: Tuition fee and Stipend
- Scholarship Country: Austria
Before proceeding with the application, the students must meet the eligibility requirement of the program.