TWAS research grants are awarded to high‐level promising research projects in biology, chemistry, maths and physics (not applied research) carried out by individual scientists or research units in the 80 S&T lagging countries (S&TLC) identified by TWAS.
Individual applicants must be nationals of developing countries, hold a PhD, be at the beginning of their careers, and hold a position at a university or research institution in one of the 80 S&TLCs. As a general rule, the grants are awarded to scientists under the age of 45.
Applying research units must be led by a renowned researcher who is a national of a developing country, who holds a PhD and who has good research experience. The research unit must operate within a university or a research institution in one of the 80 S&TLCs
Date limite: 31 August 2012