Nominations Open for 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize of USD100, 000!


Deadline: 16 May 2016

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is currently inviting applicants from developing countries for its 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize. The prize will be given for outstanding achievements in Chemical Sciences.

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Award Information

The prize carries a monetary award of USD100, 000, generously provided by Lenovo, a medal and a certificate bearing a citation highlighting the major contributions for which the prize is awarded.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be nationals of a developing country and must have lived and worked in a developing country for the last 10 years.
  • The prizes will only be awarded to individuals for scientific research of outstanding international merit carried out at institutions in developing countries.
  • Individuals who have received the Nobel Prize, the Tokyo/Kyoto Prize, the Crafoord Prize or the Abel Prize are not eligible for the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize.
  • Jury members and previous winners of the Trieste Science Prize (also administered by TWAS) will not be eligible for the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize.
  • 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.

How to Apply

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Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Science Prize.

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