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Atta-ur-Rahman Prize in Chemistry
This annual award, sponsored by the Dawood Foundation, is given to a chemist under the age of 40, who has been living and working in a scientifically and technologically (ST-) lagging countries for a minimum of two years immediately prior to his/her application. The prize is worth USD 5,000. Winners are invited to attend the TWAS General Meeting and present a paper on their work.
Deadline Extended
15 June 2016
Partner Organizations
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Eligible Nominees
Science- and technology-lagging countries
Field
Chemistry
Age limit
40

The first recipient of the award was announced at the 23rd General Meeting of TWAS in Tianjin, China (18-21 September 2012).

Potential candidates:

Young chemists (under the age of 40), national of a developing country, who have been living and working in a Scientifically and Technologically (ST)-lagging country for a minimum of two years immediately prior to their nomination. All fields of Chemistry are eligible.

For a list of the 81 ST-lagging countries, please visit: http://twas.org/81-countries

Selection:

A pre-screening of the candidates will be done at TWAS, The material on the top candidates will be provided to Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman who will select the winner.

Previous winners of the Atta-ur-Rahman Prize in Chemistry

2015 – Mirabbos Hojamberdiev, Uzbekistan

2014 – Mohamed Fawzy Ramadan Hassanien, Egypt

2013 – Mohammad Abdul Hasnat, Bangladesh

2012 – Shamsun Nahar Khan, Bangladesh

 

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