African Union Continental Scientific Award 2010 The Commission of the African Union (AUC) is committed to support the use and development of science in Africa and has initiated with its key development partners the African Union Scientific Award Programme. The objective of this programme is to award Cash Prizes and Recognition Certificates to excelling African researchers for their achievements in Earth and Life Sciences, and Basic, Science, Technology and Innovation sectors.

The African Union Scientific Awards (100,000 USD) will be awarded to African scientists who have remarkable achievements, demonstrated by number of publications, number of research graduate students, applicability of the scientific work to Africa’s challenges, and its patentability. Only nationals of the African Union (AU) Member States are eligible to participate in these Awards.

Applications should be addressed to the Director of Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission before September 9, 2010.

General rules, application form, and further information can be found here.

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