Applications are open for the OWSD – Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World organized by The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, and OWSD. The award is open for a female scientist, have received her Ph.D. within the previous 10 years.
Nominations are invited from senior academics, including OWSD members, TWAS Fellows, ICTP visiting scientists and staff, national science academies; national research council’s and heads of departments/universities both in developing and developed countries.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- For a full list of eligible subjects click here.
- The nominee must be a female scientist.
- Must have received her Ph.D. within the previous 10 years
- Must have lived and worked in one of the following developing countries during the three years immediately prior to the nomination:
- Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Dem Rep Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
- Arab Region: Djibouti, Palestine (West Bank & Gaza Strip), Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen
- Asia and Pacific: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Lao People’s Dem Rep, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
- Latin America & Caribbean: Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay
How to Apply & Competitions Rules:
To win the competition you need to do register through the given link:
- Each winner receives a cash prize of USD 5,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)annual meeting.
Deadline for completed online nominations is September 23, 2018.