IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Program 2021/2022

Deadline: 30 September 2021
Open to:
students from IAEA Member States (Female candidates)
up to €20,000 for tuition costs and up to €20,000 for living costs


Applications are invited for the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Program 2021/2022. The Fellowship aims to help increase the number of women in the nuclear field, supporting an inclusive workforce of both men and women who contribute to and drive global scientific and technological innovation.

Named after pioneer physicist and twice Nobel Prize laureate Marie Sklodowska-Curie, the Program aims to inspire and encourage young women to pursue a career in the nuclear field, by providing highly motivated female students with scholarships for Master’s programs and an opportunity to pursue an internship facilitated by the IAEA.

Field of Study

The program supports 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.


  • Open to students from IAEA Member States;
  • Applicants should be Females;
  • They should be accepted by or enrolled in an accredited university in Master’s program;
  • Preference will be given to applicants with above average academic credentials (75% or above or GPA > 3.0 out of 4.0).

Selection Process

Applications are assessed by the IAEA MSCFP Technical Selection Committee against MSCFP selection criteria including the applicant’s entry requirements, educational background and prior achievements, motivation and impact of the fellowship on the applicant’s career goals and commitment to public service. Consideration is given to geographic and linguistic diversity.


The students are awarded up to €20,000 for tuition costs and up to €20,000 for living costs for the duration of their Master’s program.

How to apply?

The documents required in addition to completed online application form are:

  • Copy of the Passport/National ID.
  • Official admission letter from university into the Master’s program indicating the nuclear related field of study and duration of the program.
  • Statement of tuition fees/confirmation of tuition costs.
  • Portrait photo (resolution higher than 1000 x 1000 pixels)
  • Completed reference forms sent directly to MSCFP(@)iaea.org by TWO referees (download the form here).

NOTE: All application documents must be submitted in English using the MSCFP online application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The online application period closes on September 30, 2021 at 23:59, Vienna time.

 online application form

For more information, please visit the official website.