TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Sciences 2021 (USD10,000)

The World Academic of Science (TWAS) invites nominations from Scientists in Developing and Developed Countries to its 2021 TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Sciences.

TWAS Young Scientist Award is extended to all its members as well as science academies, Universities and Scientific Institutions, National Research Councils in developing and developed countries. This award is given to recognize the achievements of young scientist in thee the field of Astronomy and Cosmology. Self-nomination is not welcomed.

The TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Sciences is sponsored by CAS President and former TWAS President Bai Chunli. The subject of the award rotates in various fields in the sciences. Last year, the award recognizes scientific achievements by young scientists living and working in a developing country in the field of physical sciences, including physics and chemistry. While this year’s edition will recognize achievements in astronomy and cosmology.

Award: USD10,000

To qualify for the 2021 TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be living and working in a developing County
  • He/she must not be above 45 years of age
  • Applicants must show their achievements in the award field
  • He/she must belong either to national research councils, universities, and scientific institutions in developing and developed countries.
Nomination Process

For a nomination to be considered complete, it must include the following information:

  • Nominator contact details;
  • Nominee contact details and general information on the nominee, including the country where he/she has been working and living in the past 2 years;
  • Authorization from the nominee to process his/her personal data for the purposes of his/her nomination;
  • The nominee’s brief CV and
  • Nominees complete list of publications to be uploaded, separately, onto the online platform;
  • Brief information on awards and honors received;
  • List of 10 most significant publications listed in an internationally acceptable format;
  • A clear and detailed account of any time spent abroad by the nominee in the past two years;
  • Ph.D. information on the subject area, year, and awarding institution;
  • Brief information on membership in academies and societies; and
  • Suggested citation (15-20 words highlighting the nominee’s scientific achievements in astronomy and/or cosmology).
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To get the application form, click here.

Deadline: May 12, 2021.

For more information visit the official site.