Twitter Facebook Youtube

2017 African Union Kwame N’Krumah Regional Awards For Scientific Women


Date : 21/08/2017 - 30/09/2017
Venue : ECOWAS Commission,
City : ABUJA
Country : Nigeria
Contact :

  pic1

2017 African Union Kwame N’Krumah Regional Awards For Scientific Women

(Web page – History of the Award)

The Award is for Women Scientists in the ECOWAS region. Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

 

  • Be a female
  • Be a citizen of an ECOWAS member country
  • Be a professional in the field of science and technology
  • Be in one of the fields identified by the competition
  • Comply with the deadline for the submission of applications
  • Be of good moral character and must not have been subject to any professional discipline.

Documentations required The documentations must include the following:

  1. 2017 Application form (Regional AU KNSA Application-Women-English 2017)
  2. Candidate’s CV duly signed and approved by the Candidate’s Head of Institution
  3. Scientific publications
  4. Scientific papers
  5. Works (Title and References)
  6. Patents (Registration number)
  7. Two (2) letters of recommendation:
  • The first from candidate’s current institution; and
  • The second from the National Science Academy, National Research Council or its equivalent (Directorate of Research, etc.)

 

  • One (1) confidential letter from the Head of Institution (University, Research Institute, etc.) providing information on the candidate’s good moral character.

 

Note: applications submitted by candidates must be done in a good presentation.

 

Observations:

 

With regard to scientific publications (National or International), the cover pages bearing the indexing sites and the list of the Selection Committee must be attached.

  • African Union Women Scientists Regional Awards

 

 

Award African Union Earth and Life Sciences Regional Award for Women Scientists African Union Basic Science, Technology and Innovation for Women Scientists
Value 20,000 US $ 20,000 US $
Target Group Outstanding women scientists
Region West Africa

 

  • SCIENTIFIC SECTORS

 

  • Earth and Life Sciences: Earth Sciences envelope all sciences relating to the Planet Earth covering (though not restricted to) the following disciplines: geology, geophysics and geodesy. However, we consider Life Sciences as involving all sciences on «organisms » such as plants, animals and human being. This may include agro-technology, zootechnics, phytology, biotechnology, biology, science and environment, food science, medicine and tissue engineering, etc.

 

 

  • Basic Science, Technology and Innovation:Basic Science, Technology and Innovation includes any other sciences, technology and innovation apart from the sciences covered by Life and Earth Science. This may include physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering (mechanical, electrical, electronic and civil, etc), artificial intelligence, materials science, manufacturing and production technology, metallurgy, textile engineering, energy and innovation, etc.

 

 

 

  • SECRETARIAT FOR THE AWARD

 

The Regional Award shall be managed by the ECOWAS Commission

 

ECOWAS MEMBER STATES Benin Burkina Faso

Cape Verde

Cote d’Ivoire

 

Gambia

Ghana

Guinea

Guinee Bissau

Liberia

Mali

Niger

Nigeria

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Togo

DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications must reach the Department of Education, Science and Culture of the ECOWAS Commission not later than 30th September 2017.

 

  • AWARD PRESENTATION CEREMONY

 

 

The two (2) awardees shall be presented with their awards at the headquarter of African Union Day in Addis Ababa.

 

  • SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

 

Applications must be sent to the following postal address:

Postal Address:

2017 REGIONAL AWARDS FOR SCIENTIFICS WOMEN

Department of Education, Science and Culture.

Science and Technology Programme

ECOWAS COMMISSION

101, Yakubu Gowon Crescent

Asokoro District

P.M.B 401

Abuja, Nigeria

Loading Map....

Share on :

Twitter Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Youtube Instgram