Call for Applications: African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award Edition 2016

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2016.

The African Union (AU) Commission launched the prestigious African Union Scientific Award Programme on 9 September 2008 with the support of its Development Partners particularly the European Commission.

Under this programme prizes are awarded to top African scientists in each of the following two sectors:

  • Life and Earth Science; and
  • Basic Science, Technology and Innovation.

The objective is to recognise, award and honor outstanding excelling African Scientists women, men alike and younger researchers for their scientific achievements, discoveries and innovations.

The aim is to raise the profile of science and technology sector in the African Union Member States and Africa as a whole and thus contributing to Africa’s sustainable development, poverty alleviation and integration efforts.

For more information and how to apply click here.