The Research Council of Zimbabwe is encouraging Researchers in Zimbabwe to participate in the Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Award for women scientists.

The TWAS Council has approved the institution of the “Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize”, generously sponsored by the TWAS Fellow Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi. This annual prize, worth USD 4.000, will recognize women scientists from Scientifically and Technologically lagging countries and will rotate among various fields of science.  The first recipient of the “Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize” will be invited to receive her prize at the opening ceremony of the TWAS’s 27th General Meeting to be held later this year.

Nominations for the 2016 prize are invited in the following fields: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Engineering Sciences.

TWAS is pleased to invite you to nominate qualified candidates to be considered for the first edition of the prize.

The duly completed nomination form (see attached), full CV with list of publications, and supporting statement related to your candidate/s must reach TWAS secretariat ( no later than Wednesday 1 June 2016.

For more information on this prize scheme please see the following web-page: