Applications call for 2020 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education
The APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education (“ASPIRE”) is an annual award that recognizes young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies.
The ASPIRE Prize supports APEC’s mission to
Wiley and Elsevier, two of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly scientific knowledge will fund the prize money. Moreover, the actual prize money will in the amount of $25,000 USD.
Any citizen of an APEC member economy is eligible to be nominated for the ASPIRE Prize. In addition to that, candidates must be living at the time of his/her nomination and be under the age of 40 as of 31 December of that year (i.e., all 2020 nominees must be under the age of 40 as of 31 December 2020).
Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in scientific research and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies in subjects such as biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, and other relevant fields.
In order to apply, individually qualified applicants have to complete the “Local Nomination Form” and send it to PPSTI Program Director Ms. Eva Nakamura ([email protected]) by 24 April 2020 so it may be directed toward local economy reviewers.
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