Deadline:

 31 October 2018

Location:

 

 Malaysia

(Prize)

Description

Mahathir Science Award

The Mahathir Science Award is bestowed on any scientists, institutions or organisation worldwide in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit.

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This award is positioned as Malaysia’s most prestigious Science Award for tropical sciences, and bestowed on any scientists, institution or organization worldwide in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit. As such, this extends beyond the boundaries of Malaysia in order to encourage excellence in tropical science that will accord direct benefits to countries in the tropics and indirectly to the global community.

Specializations for studying on this opportunity:

-Tropical Agriculture

-Tropical Architecture & Engineering

-Tropical Medicine

-Tropical Natural Resources

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES

Program Period

 The nomination for the award is open through-out the year. However the closing date for the award is on 31 October 2018. The Mahathir Science Award Foundation will announce the recipient of the award in August 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Significant research & studies contributing to new knowledge in solving problems in tropics
  • Demonstrable evidence of significant socio and societal impact
  • Contribution to policy and governance leading to sustainable improvement to quality of life
  • National, regional and international recognition (to consider whether same work nominated has been previously awarded)
  • H-index or equivalent
  • Any individual or organisation can nominate for the award. However, this individual or organisation cannot self-nominate themselves.

Opportunity Cost

(Prize)

The award carries a cash prize of USD 100,000.00, a gold medal and a certificate.

How to Apply

First Step:

Prepare your Documents for nomination:

  • Nomination form
  • Recent photograph (in high-resolution, not less than 1MB)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of honours and awards (list only professional honours and awards which are conferred. Do not list membership of professional society which is obtained by application)
  • List of product/services commercialised
  • List of publications and patent (granted or pending)
  • Letter of referral (at least two (2) letters of referral to support the nomination)
  • Supporting document (newspaper clipping, media announcement, etc)

Second Step:

Download the Nomination Form from here

Third Step:

Please do not fax, but mail/e-mail the completed nomination form and supplemental materials, postmarked by 31 October 2018 to:

MSA Secretariat

MAHATHIR SCIENCE AWARD FOUNDATION (MSAF)
c/o Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)
20th Floor, West Wing MATRADE Tower,
Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah,
Off Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim,
50480 Kuala Lumpur

T: +603 6203 0633 
F: +603 6203 0634

Contact Person: Syazwani Ramli

Email: syazwani@msa-foundation.org

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Abdullzaher /Egypt 

Reviewed by” Sherif Hassan / Egypt 
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