TWAS, the World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of Science in Developing Countries presents nine awards in the year 2020 to the scientists who are residing and serving the sciences and technology fields in the developing countries. Moreover, individual scientists residing in the developing countries who have an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in nine fields of sciences and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development are eligible for this award.
The World Academy of Sciences Awards 2020 provides nine awards of USD 10,000 each in the following fields: agricultural sciences; biology; chemistry; earth, astronomy and space sciences; engineering sciences; mathematics; medical sciences; physics and social sciences.
Candidates must have the following qualities in order to receive the World Academy of Sciences Awards 2020
The selection of the awardees depends upon scientific merit and on the recommendations of the selection committees composed of TWAS members. The names of the winners will be out on the first day of the TWAS General Meeting to be held in November 2020. The winners will get an invitation to receive their award and give a talk during the 2022 TWAS General Meeting.
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|Type of Opportunity||Competitions and Awards|
|Open to||Scientists from Developing Countries|
|Organizer||The World Academy of Sciences|