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Royal Society Africa Prize 2019 for African Scientists

The call for nominations is now open.

Application Deadline: 28th January 2019 15:00 GMT

Eligible Countries: African countries

About the Award: The Royal Society Africa Prize is to recognise research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the biological sciences, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.

Type: Award, Research

Eligibility:

  • The Royal Society Africa Prize will be made to an individual for an outstanding, innovative contribution to biological science, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.
  • The Prize is intended for researchers at an early stage of their research career (usually having received their PhD within the last 10-15 years) with the potential to build a research project to follow on from the prize.
  • The research must be based in Africa.
  • Nominations can be made by senior academics and members of the national academies of science.
  • The project and nominee should be linked with an African centre of excellence, which would normally be a University, or equivalent research centre.
  • Normally the Prize is given to an individual who has not yet reached full Professorship status.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: The winner will receive a bronze medal, accompanied by an £11,000 grant towards their research project and a gift of £1,000.

How to Apply:  Nominate now

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage see link below) before applying
  • GOODLUCK!

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