The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy, working to advance science and engineering for sustainable prosperity in the developing world.
TWAS-C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research
The prize, named after TWAS Founding Fellow and former president C.N.R. Rao, carries a cash award of 5,000 USD. It is designed to honour TWAS Fellows from Least Developed Countries (LDCs), who have made significant contributions to global science.
Nomination deadline: 31 May 2018
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-cnr-rao-award-scientific-research
TWAS-NRF Doctoral Programme
South Africa's National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) are working in partnership with TWAS to advance science in developing countries through two doctoral fellowships: the NRF-TWAS Doctoral Fellowships and the NRF-TWAS African Renaissance Doctoral Fellowships. These fellowships are destined for candidates from developing countries (other than South Africa).
Application deadline: 18 July 2018
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-nrf-doctoral-programme
TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
This fellowship is for young scientists from developing countries, other than Thailand, who wish to pursue advanced research in biotechnology at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) in Thailand for a period of twelve to twenty-four months.
Application deadline: 31 July 2018
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-biotec-postdoctoral-fellowship-programme
TWAS-UPM Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
TWAS and the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Selangor, Malaysia, are offering fellowships to young scientists from developing countries (other than Malaysia) who wish to pursue advanced research in the natural sciences at UPM for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months.
Application deadline: 31 August 2018
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-upm-postdoctoral-fellowship-programme