Applications Open for TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize!


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Apply By:  16/04/2018


TWAS and Lenovo are offering the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize, which is intended to give international recognition and visibility to outstanding scientific achievements made by individual scientists in developing countries.

For the 2018 edition of the prize, TWAS will consider candidates with world-class achievements in Engineering Sciences. It is one of the most prestigious honours given to scientists from the developing world.  In 2018 the prize will be given for outstanding achievements in Engineering Sciences.

Lenovo is a US$45 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominations are invited from TWAS members, selected individuals, as well as from science academies, national research councils, universities and scientific institutions.
  • Nominations of women scientists are particularly encouraged. Self-nominations and nominations from jury members will not be accepted.
  • Candidates must be nationals of a developing country and must have lived and worked in a developing country for the last 10 years.
  • The prize will only be awarded to individuals for scientific research of outstanding international merit carried out at institutions in developing countries.
  • Jury members and previous winners of the Trieste Science Prize (also administered by TWAS) are not eligible for the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries: AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelizeBeninBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroon, Cape Verde, Central African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaComoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, CroatiaDjibouti, Dominica, Dominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl Salvador, Equatorial, GuineaEritreaEthiopiaFijiGabonGambiaGeorgiaGhanaGrenadaGuatemala, Guinea, Guinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHungaryIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqJamaicaJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKyrgyzstanLaosLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexico, Federated States of MicronesiaMoldovaMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNepalNicaraguaNigerNigeriaOmanPakistan, Palau, PanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandQatarRomaniaRussiaRwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSolomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South SudanSri Lanka, Sudan, SurinameSwazilandSyriaTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-LesteTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistan, Tuvalu, UgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamYemenZambiaZimbabwe.

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