Details about African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award, 2016
African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award, 2016 is offered for Research Fellow/ Scientist degree in the field of Life and Earth Science, Basic Science, Technology and Innovation. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Oct 2016. This scholarship is provided by African Union and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, 2,000 USD to 100,000 USD . This scholarship is open for: Open to nationals of Africa.
- Deadline: 31 Oct 2016
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, 2,000 USD to 100,000 USD
- The African Union Commission is giving awards to top African scientists in Life and Earth Science, Basic Science, Technology, and Innovation with the support partners like the European Commission.
- The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award, 2016 aims to recognize and honor African scientists and young researchers for the innovations and achievements.
- It improves the science and technology profile in Africa and its union member states and contributes to its development and poverty alleviation.
- The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award, 2016 has three levels.
- The winners for Continental Award receive 100,000USD in the Heads of States and Government Summit. It is the highest level and is implemented by the African Union Commission.
- The aim of Regional Award level is to promote the participation of African women in Science, innovation, and Technology. It is implemented in collaboration with the Regional Economic Communities (RECs). The winners will receive a prize of 20,000USD.
- The National Young Scientists Award is given to young scientists, not more than 40 and is implemented by Member States who have signed an Implementation Agreement with the AU Commission and TWAS.
- The winners of National Young Scientists Award will get 2,000USD.