Royal Society Africa Prize for Early-Stage Researchers for Master, PhD

Royal Society Africa Prize for Early-Stage Researchers for Master, PhD
  •  Master, PhD
  •  15-Feb-2021
  •   Africa
  • $$  Grant of £15,000

The Royal Society has a broad range of medals including the Premier Awards, subject-specific awards and medals celebrating the communication and promotion of science. All of these are awarded to recognise and celebrate excellence in science. The Royal Society Africa Prize will be made to an individual for an outstanding, innovative contribution to the sciences which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Prize is intended for researchers at an early stage of their research career 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.

Offered Benefits

Winners will receive a grant of £15,000 to support their research. The medal is of bronze, awarded annually and is accompanied by a gift of £2,000.

Application Process

Nominators are required to submit two referees for the nominee. These will be requested once nominations have closed and are shared with the relevant selection committee.

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