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Call for nominations for TWAS Awards & TWAS-named Awards in Agricultural Sciences and Biology
- The 2024 TWAS AWARDS. Deadline to submit nominations: 31 March 2022
AWARDS TO WOMEN SCIENTISTS. Deadline to submit nominations: 20 April 2022
- The 2022 TWAS-Abdool Karim Award:
- The 2022 TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Award:
*Nominations from jury members serving in the relevant Committee will not be considered. Members of TWAS are not eligible.
Nominations can only be submitted electronically through the on-line platform by clicking on the:These buttons are available from dedicated web pages relevant to each TWAS award, please refer to the below links.
“New Nomination” button, to start a new nomination;
“Resume”button, to resume working on saved nominations.
I am pleased to bring to your attention that the call for nominations for the TWAS Awards is currently open.
Member of TWAS are not eligible. Nominations from jury members will not be considered.
AWARDS TO WOMEN SCIENTISTS
The 2022 TWAS-Abdool Karim Award: This annual award is named after the distinguished TWAS Fellow Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim.
The 2022 TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Award: This annual award, named after the distinguished TWAS Fellow Professor Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi, rotates among various fields of science.
- Eligible candidates: Women scientists national of a Low Income African country.
- The award recognizes scientific achievements in Biological Sciences.
- The recipient receives USD 5,000.
- For a list of eligible countries and for nominations, please visit: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-abdool-karim-award-biological-sciences
- Eligible candidates: Women scientists from Scientifically and Technologically Lagging countries (STLCs)
- In 2022 the award will recognize a women scientist from a STLC for achievements in Agricultural Sciences or Biology.
- The recipient receives USD 4,000.
- For a list of STLCs, please visit: https://twas.org/node/2329