TWAS/Abdool Karim Prize 2019 for Women Scientists in Low Income African Countries
Eligible Countries: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. ep, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Equatorial, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Field of Study: Biological Sciences
About the Award: This new prize, named after TWAS Fellow Quarraisha Abdool Karim, carries a cash award of USD5,000 generously provided by Professor Abdool Karim. It is designed to honour women scientists in Low Income African countries for their achievements in Biological Sciences.
Eligibility: Eligible candidates are female scientists who has been living and working in a Low Income African country for at least the two years immediately prior to their nomination. For a list of eligible countries, please see below.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: USD5,000
How to Apply: The 2019 nominations can only be submitted electronically through the on-line platform by clicking on the “NEW NOMINATION” button at the bottom of the Program Webage.
Award Providers: Professor Abdool Karim