TWAS-ROLAC Young Scientist Prize

The TWAS-ROLAC Prize is a recognition of contributions made by active young researchers in Latin America and the Caribbean. The prize of US$ 2,00, usually includes a trip to Rio de Janeiro to attend the annual inauguration ceremony for new members of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. On the occasion the awardees will be invited to make a presentation of their works. A candidate can be proposed by a TWAS Fellow, an Associate Fellow, also individual candidates may submit their own application. The candidates must be 40 years old or less.

Nominations must be made by email to (Subject: Young Scientist Prize), including:

• Brief exposition of the reasons that justify the nomination

• Curriculum Vitae of the candidate, including the list of publications

• Nomination form completed in all its parts, in English.

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

The announcement for the Prize, dead line, and area of science are informed every year.

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