African Union Scientific Awards

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The programme is designed to celebrate the achievements of African scientists on national, regional and continental levels and to promote all efforts to transform scientific research into entrepreneurship, attract investments to Africa, and create research centers of excellence.

A prize will be awarded to each of the following two scientific sectors:

  • Life and Earth Sciences.

  • Basic Science, Technology and Innovation.

    Category 1: African Union Young Scientist National Award.

    The winners will receive their awards on African Union Day, 9 September each year, the Award ceremony will be on 9 September and hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology in their respective Member States.

    Category 2: African Union Regional Women Scientist Award.

    The winners will receive their awards on African Union Day, 9 September each year and for the Edition, the ceremony will be on 9 September in the country of the chair of the AU.

    Category 3: African Union Scientific Award.

    The winners will receive their awards during the Summit Sessions of the African Union, for the Editions the award ceremony will be during the Summit in January.

    Deadline:

  • Application forms for the African Union Young Scientist National Award should be received by the National Secretariats not later than 30 June, the Africa’s Scientific Renaissance Day

  • Application forms for the African Union Women Scientist Regional should be received by the RECs not later than 30 June 2009, the Africa’s Scientific Renaissance Day.

  • Application forms for the African Union Scientific Award for the outstanding scientist should be received by the Commission not later than 9th September, African Union Day.

    Eligible Applicants are requested to complete the application form using either English or French.

    For more information and application, visit: African Union Scientific Awards

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  • Scholarship 2016/17

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.