Nominations sought TWAS Prizes and Awards

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries is inviting nominations for the following 2018 prizes.

- TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize
- TWAS-Abdool Karim Prize
- TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry

Please find below the main features of these prizes:

TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize
Eligible candidates:
- Women scientists from Scientifically and Technologically Lagging (STL) countries
who have been living and working there for a minimum of two years immediately prior to their nomination.
- Nominations for the 2018 prize are invited in the fields of Agricultural Sciences and Biology.
- Fellows of TWAS are not eligible;
- For a list of STL countries, please visit: https://twas.org/node/2329

TWAS-Abdool Karim Prize
Eligible candidates:
- Women scientists national of a Low Income African country for their scientific achievements in Biological Sciences.
- Fellows of TWAS are not eligible;
- For a list of eligible country, please visit: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-abdool-karim-prize

TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry - sponsored by the Dawood Foundation
Eligible candidates:
Young chemists (not older than 40), national of a Scientifically and Technologically Lagging (STL) country,
who have been living and working there for a minimum of two years immediately prior to their nomination.
All fields of Chemistry are eligible.
For a list of STL countries please visit: https://twas.org/node/2329

Nominations for the above mentioned prizes can only be submitted electronically through the new on-line platform by clicking on the:
- “New Nomination” button, to start a new nomination;
- “Resume” button, i.e. to resume working on saved nominations.

These buttons are available from the following web pages:

https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-fayzah-m-al-kharafi-prize
https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-abdool-karim-prize
https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-atta-ur-rahman-award-chemistry

The deadline to submit complete nominations for each of the above-mentioned prizes is 25 April 2018.
Contact email: prizes@twas.org

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