Science Education Prize


The Science Education Prize will be awarded every four years by TWAS ROLAC to a scientist who has made significant and innovative contributions to scientific educational material, especially the development of “creative programmes aiming at stimulating science education in school children”, that have helped to advance the quality of science education in the Region.

The winner will receive US$ 3,000.00 and a Diploma. A “Special Mention” may be awarded to a scientist in recognition for his/her contribution in this area, if the prize committee unanimously so decides. In such case, the awardee is still eligible for the prize in other years.

The candidate is responsible for his/her own registration.

A complete set of the following documents is requested for a candidacy to be considered:

• Registration form dully filled

• Updated curriculum vitae

• Description of candidate’s works justifying their significant contribution to science education

• Up to 5 significant publications by the author in this area ( electronic copies )

The registrations must be submitted by e-mail to twas-rolac@abc.org.br in the following format: sciedu_SURNAME_first inicial.doc 5The complete set of document must be e-mailed all together, at the same day, under the title ( subject: ) “Science Education Prize”.

Late registrations will not be accepted. In case the prize is not awarded, the money prize will not be accumulated for the next edition. The Chair of TWAS ROLAC will preside the Prize Committee and will have the quality vote. The announcement for the Prize and dead line are informed every year. The winner is announced during the TWAS General Meeting.

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