The OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World
An awards programme to celebrate excellent women scientists from developing countries
The call is closed
Eligible Nominees from
Science- and technology-lagging countries
Physical Sciences: Chemistry, Maths and Physics
Age limit

Launched in 2010 by The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD, the Awards recognizes and brings into the spotlight talented early career women scientists living and working in developing countries.

Five women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrated each year for their research excellence, receiving a cash prize of USD5,000, a year’s free subscription to ScienceDirect and an all-expenses-paid trip to the annual edition of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference which takes place in the USA in February.

To qualify, nominees must be early-career scientists (within 10 years of graduating with a PhD degree) from the 80 eligible countries as defined by TWAS.

The 2018 edition will be in physical sciences (including chemistry, maths and physics). Nominations will be accepted until 15 September 2017.

For more information, please visit www.owsd.net or see the nomination form (Word document) at the link below.

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