Application Deadline: first September 2017.
Propelled in 2012 by The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD, the Awards remunerate and energize ladies working and living in developing nations in the early phases of their logical professions. Awardees probably had an evident effect on the exploration condition both at a local and universal level and have regularly defeat extraordinary difficulties to accomplish examine incredibleness.
A sum of five Awards are offered every year to five female researchers at generally early stages in their professions (up to ten years subsequent to accepting their PhD). One lady is granted for each of five locales in the creating scene: Latin America and the Caribbean; East and South-East Asia and the Pacific; the Arab area; Central and South Asia; and Sub-Saharan Africa.
The honor importantly affects neighborhood look into societies. Past champs say the honors have had an intense impact, improving the perceivability of their past work and making new open doors for what’s to come. The awardees are intense good examples for young ladies who are examining whether to stay in a situation that is regularly unfriendly to their necessities and experience.
The Awards pivot every year between orders
Branches of knowledge are:
2016 (chosen in September 2015) – Biological Sciences: Agriculture, Biology and Medicine
2017 (chosen in 2016) – Engineering Sciences: Engineering, Innovation and Technology
2018 (chosen in 2017) – Physical Sciences: Chemistry, Maths and Physics
The candidate must be a female researcher; have gotten her PhD inside the past 10 years; and have lived and worked in one of the accompanying creating nations amid the three years promptly before the designation:
Latin America and the Caribbean: Belize, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname.
East and South-East Asia and the Pacific: Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kiribati, Korea DPR, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam.
Middle Easterner locale: Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen.
Focal and South Asia: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan.
Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Dem. Rep., Congo Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Selections are welcomed from senior scholastics, including OWSD individuals, TWAS Fellows, ICTP going by researchers and staff, national science foundations, national research committees and heads of divisions/colleges both in creating and created nations.
If it’s not too much trouble take note of that self-assignments are not acknowledged.
Assignments must be made on the designation frame and marked by the nominator; they should incorporate the competitor’s educational modules vitae and full rundown of productions; and be joined by three reference letters.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards 2017