TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Science: (Deadline 12 May 2021)
Applications call for the TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Science for the year 2021. This annual award recognizes scientific achievements by young scientists living and working in a developing country. The second edition of the award will recognize achievements in astronomy and cosmology.
The recipients of the TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Science receives USD10,000 sponsored by Lenovo, a global leader in consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology that is the largest PC company in the world.
TWAS is inviting nominations for the 2021 Award from all its members as well as science academies, national research councils, universities, and scientific institutions in developing and developed countries.
- Eligible candidates are young scientists (not older than 45 years of age), national of a developing country, who have been living and working in a developing country for a minimum of two years immediately prior to their nomination.
- In 2021 the award will recognize achievements in astronomy and cosmology.
- Self-nominations and nominations from jury members are not eligible. Fellows of TWAS are not eligible.
- The same nominee cannot be nominated for more than one ‘Fellows of TWAS Awards’ in a given year.
- The secretariat retains the right to bring to the attention of the relevant nominators that the nomination may be suitable for another award, and the final decision whether or not to shift the nomination will be taken by the nominators themselves.
The selection of the winner is made on scientific merit. A pre-screening of the nominees will be done at TWAS. The nomination dossiers of the qualified candidates will then be submitted to jury members for their evaluation. Based on this evaluation the winner will be selected.