Call for Nominations: Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize


Deadline: No later than Wednesday 1 June 2016.

This annual prize, named after the TWAS Fellow Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi, will recognize women scientists from Scientifically and Technologically (ST-) lagging countries. It carries a cash award of USD4,000 generously provided by Professor Al-Kharafi and will rotate among various fields of science.

The first recipient of the “Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize” will be invited to receive her prize at the opening ceremony of the TWAS’s 27th General Meeting to be held later this year.

Nominations for the 2016 prize are invited in the following fields: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Engineering Sciences. For a list of the 81 ST-lagging countries, please visit: http://twas.org/81-countries.

The duly completed nomination form, full CV with list of publications, and supporting statement related to your candidate/s must reach TWAS secretariat (prizes@twas.org) no later than Wednesday 1 June 2016.

For more information on this prize scheme please see the following web-page: http://twas.org/opportunity/fayzah-m-al-kharafi-prize.

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