Announcements: Scholarships and awards

TWAS awards and fellowships

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.

Abdool Karim Prize
This prize, named after TWAS Fellow Quarraisha Abdool Karim, carries a cash award of USD 5,000. It is designed to honour women scientists in low income African countries for their achievements in Biological Sciences.
Nomination deadline: 25 April 2018 (nomination may only be submitted electronically)
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-abdool-karim-prize

Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize
This annual prize, named after the TWAS Fellow Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi, recognizes women scientists from scientifically and technologically lagging (STL) countries. It carries a cash award of USD 4,000 and will rotate among various fields of science.
Nomination deadline: 25 April 2018 (nomination may only be submitted electronically)
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-fayzah-m-al-kharafi-prize

CAS-TWAS President’s PhD Fellowship Programme
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and TWAS are providing students/scholars who are non-Chinese citizens an opportunity to pursue doctoral degrees at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, the University of Science and Technology of China or other CAS institutes in China. Up to 200 students/scholars from all over the world will be sponsored for up to 4 years.
Application deadline: 31 March 2018
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/cas-twas-presidents-phd-fellowship-programme

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