TWAS Young Scientist Prize 2018_Nomination/Application Form

Rio de Janeiro, May 7th 2018.

Dear Fellow of TWAS-ROLAC,

We invite all scientists in the region to make nominations for the 2018 edition of the TWAS-ROLAC Young Scientist Prize.

Note that it was decided by TWAS to begin to operate a two-track procedure whereby nominations could be received from any suitable individual or organization (e.g. Academies of Science, Centers of Excellence), as well as opening up the procedure to simple applications from individual young scientists. Therefore, we would be very grateful if you could disseminate this information to all your networks, university, etc.

The TWAS-ROLAC Prize is a recognition of contributions made by active young researchers in Latin America and the Caribbean. The prize of US$ 2,000 also includes a trip to Rio de Janeiro, in November 2018, to attend the“ TWAS-ROLAC Young Scientists Conference 2018”.

In 2018, the TWAS-ROLAC Young Scientist Prize will be awarded in the area of:

Biological Sciences

Candidates must be 40 years of age or less by December 31st 2018

Nominations must be sent by email (Subject: Young Scientist Prize) and should include:

1. Curriculum Vitae of the candidate.

2. The attached Nomination Form completed in all its parts, in English.

3. Preferably, letters of recommendation from international experts should also be included

Preferably, letters of recommendation from international experts should also be included.

All documents must be sent by e-mail to twas-rolac@abc.org.br by June10st 2018.

Sincerely,

Vivaldo Moura Neto

Head of TWAS ROLAC

*TWAS Young Scientist Prize 2018_Nomination/Application Form