Research Grants

L’Oréal African Hair & Skin Research Grant 2021/2022

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Ifeoma Chuks

The 2021 edition of the L’Oreal African Hair & Skin Research grant is officially live !

When is the Application Deadline:

4th February 2022 23h59.

Tell Me About L’Oréal African Hair & Skin Research Grant:

L’Oréal has long been committed to a better understanding of the characteristics of skin and hair in Africa. In line with this vision, L’Oréal Medical Directorate created the L’Oréal African Hair and Skin Research Grant in 2013. It is aimed at clinical, basic and molecular researchers studying hair and skin physiology. The grant is opened to certified dermatologists, epidemiologists and scientists in Africa.

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Grant

Who can apply for L’Oréal African Hair & Skin Research Grant?

L’Oréal African Hair and Skin Research Grant is aimed at clinical, basic and molecular researchers studying hair and skin physiology. The grant is opened to certified dermatologists, epidemiologists and scientists in Africa.

In accordance with the terms and conditions set forth below, it is mutually agreed to establish a research grant aimed at sponsoring clinical research and basic research on African skin & hair in the following fields:

  • Skin immunology
  • Skin photobiology
  • Wound healing
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Skin barrier function, Stratum Corneum
  • Skin neurophysiology/ sensitive skin/heat sensation
  • Skin aging
  • Skin tissue engineering
  • Sebaceous physiology and oily skin epidemiology
  • Hair characterization
  • Biology of hair growth
  • Hair pigmentation
  • Hair loss
  • Scalp biology

The above research projects may be based on laboratory work, clinical research, or epidemiology research.

The Grant application is open to, certified dermatologists (with a registration number); scientists specialized in hair & skin research, epidemiologists interested in hair & skin. The principal investigator will be responsible for satisfactory completion of the relevant project and will be responsible for approval of the grant by contract. He/she is denominated as “selected applicant”

Which Countries are Eligible?

African countries

How Many will be Given?

1

What is the Benefit of L’Oréal African Hair & Skin Research Grant?

This year, another successful investigator, chosen by a panel of African and international scientific jury, will be awarded the grand prize up to 20,000.00€ for a one-year project.

The grant winner will also gain visibility and a network of scientists to tailor and guide their research thus opening the door for future opportunities. In addition, all applicants will receive personalised feedback on submitted research proposal from the selected panel of African and international experts of African hair and skin.

How to Apply for Scholarship:

  • French and English applications are accepted. For a list of possible topics to motivate your application, please see the topics of past winners or contact Damilola FAJUYIGBE
  • To apply, please visit here to sign up to our membership platform or login here to submit your application form.

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