World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Awards – Scientists From Developing Countries 2024

Are you a young scientist from a developing country looking for an opportunity to showcase your work on a global platform? If yes, then the TWAS Awards is the perfect opportunity for you! This prestigious award is given to individual scientists who have made an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in nine fields of sciences and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development.


The TWAS Awards (previously known as TWAS Prizes) provides nine awards of USD 10,000 each in the following fields: Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences; Biological Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences; Engineering & Computer Sciences; Mathematical Sciences; Medical & Health Sciences; Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences; Social Sciences. A plaque accompanies the award and is usually presented on a special occasion, often coinciding with the General Meeting of TWAS.


To be eligible for the TWAS Award, candidates must be scientists working and living in a developing country for at least ten years immediately before their nomination. They must meet at least one of the following qualifications: scientific research achievement of outstanding significance for the development of scientific thought or an outstanding contribution to applying science and technology to sustainable development.

Nomination for the TWAS Awards can only be made electronically through the online platform. The extended deadline for receiving nominations is March 31, 2024. We strongly recommend that you do not wait until the deadline but submit the nomination as early as you can to enable us to process it as quickly as possible.

This is an excellent opportunity for young scientists to showcase their research on a global platform and gain recognition for their work. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! For more details on how to apply, visit the TWAS website.


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