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Call for Nominations for TWAS Prizes and Awards Now Open- 25 April 2018

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; and TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry. The closing Date is 25 April 2018

1. 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

2. TWAS-Abdool Karim Prize

Eligible candidates:

3. 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:

The deadline to submit complete nominations for each of the above-mentioned prizes is 25 April 2018.Contact email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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