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TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018

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icon Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Information Technology and Computer Sciences

Open to members of OIC countries

icon  The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

icon 11 May 2018

icon Partial Funding, USD 15,000

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    OIC countries
 

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Details about TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018

TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Information Technology and Computer Sciences. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 11 May 2018. This scholarship is provided by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, USD 15,000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to members of OIC countries.

  • Deadline: 11 May 2018
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, USD 15,000

Eligibility

  • Applicants must belong to one of the OIC countries.
  • Female scientists are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with PhD and some research experience are preferred.
  • Interested applicants must be enrolled at research institutes or universities in one of the OIC countries.
  • Scientists who submit a satisfactory final report on a previous grant may apply for renewal.
  • The grants are awarded to capable scientists under the age of 40 years, with that being the general rule.

Updated on: 03 Jan, 2020

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More about The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences, until 2004 named Third World Academy of Sciences and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world before September 2012, is a merit-based science academy uniting 1,000 scientists in some 70 countries. Its principal aim is to promote scientific capacity and excellence for sustainable development in the South (see North-South divide). Its headquarters are located on the premises of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. TWAS was founded in 1983 under the leadership of the Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam of Pakistan by a group of distinguished scientists who were determined to do something about the dismal state of scientific research in developing countries. Although developing countries account for 80% of the world’s population, only 28% of the world's scientists hail from these countries. This fact reflects the lack of innovative potential necessary to solve real-life problems affecting poor nations. A chronic lack of funds for research often forces scientists in developing countries into intellectual isolation, jeopardizing their careers, their institutions and, ultimately, their nations. Scientists in developing countries tend to be poorly paid and gain little respect for their work because the role that scientific research can play in development efforts is underestimated. This in turn leads to brain drain in favour of the North that further impoverishes the South. Research institutions and universities in the South are under-funded, forcing scientists to work in difficult conditions and often with outdated equipment. The founding members of TWAS therefore decided to set up an organization that would help to: Recognize, support and promote excellence in scientific research in the South; Provide promising scientists in the South with research facilities necessary for the advancement of their work; Facilitate contacts between individual scientists and institutions in the South; Encourage South-North cooperation between individuals and centres of scholarship; Promote scientific research on major developing countries problems. Since its inception, TWAS's operational expenses have largely been covered by generous contributions of the Italian government; since 1991 UNESCO has been responsible for the administration of TWAS finance and staff on the basis of an agreement signed by the director general of UNESCO and the president of TWAS.

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  2. When is the deadline of TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018?

    The deadline of TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 is 11 May 2018

  3. For which degree is TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 offered for?

    TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 is offered to Post Doc degree

  4. For which field is TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 offered for?

    TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 is offered for Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Information Technology and Computer Sciences

  5. Who can apply for TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018?

    TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 is open for: Open to members of OIC countries

  6. Who is offering TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018?

    TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 is offered by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

  7. What is the funding covered in TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018?

    TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 Covers Partial Funding, USD 15,000

  8. Where can TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 can be taken at?

    TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants 2018 can be taken at OIC countries
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