UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize 2020 for Research in the Life Sciences (USD $350,000 Prize)

Application Deadline:20 December 2020.

The UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences rewards significant efforts of individuals or institutions through scientific research towards improving the quality of human life.

Life sciences hold the key to a better future, as they contribute to poverty eradication, improved health, food and water security. The core objectives of the Prize is to encourage research, enhance collaboration amongst researchers and reinforce networks of centers of excellence in the life sciences towards these goals.

The Prize, funded by the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, is given annually to a maximum of three laureates. They receive a monetary award of USD 350,000, divided equally among laureates, to help further their research, together with a certificate and the “Integracion Tribal” statuette by Equatorial Guinean artist Leandro Mbomio.

The Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, to support the achievement 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as well as UNESCO’s global priorities included in the Medium-term Strategy 2014-2021.

Requirements

Individual(s) or Institutions endorsed by:

Each can endorse up to 5 candidates no later than the deadline set each year. Self-nominations will not be considered.

How to Apply:

Candidates must register online.

After registration, candidates will receive a temporary password to access and complete an online form in English or French.

Application form includes:

  • Background Information ;
  • Outline of the candidate’s contribution to the Prize’s objectives;
  • Summary of the work/research;
  • List of Publications.

All supporting material (e.g. publications, photos, videos) must be transmitted electronically through the online system.

Once complete, applications may be submitted in two ways:

  • Candidates invited to apply by a NGO can upload proof of their endorsement and submit to the UNESCO Secretariat.
  • Candidates can submit their application to a National Commission through the online process.

The UNESCO Secretariat receives only applications that have been officially endorsed. The candidate should make all efforts to ensure endorsement with the relevant National Commission.

Nominations after deadline or by individuals without endorsement will be excluded.
The deadline for applications is 20 December 2020.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize 2020

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  1. […] The UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences rewards significant efforts of individuals or institutions through scientific research towards improving the quality of human life.Life sciences hold the key to a better future, as they contribute to poverty eradication, improved health, food and water security. The core objectives of the Prize is to encourage research, enhance collaboration amongst researchers and reinforce networks of centers of excellence in the life sciences towards these goals. […]

  2. […] Le Prix international UNESCO-Guinée équatoriale pour la recherche en sciences de la vie récompense les efforts importants d’individus ou d’institutions par la recherche scientifique pour améliorer la qualité de la vie humaine.Les sciences de la vie sont la clé d’un avenir meilleur, car elles contribuent à l’éradication de la pauvreté, à l’amélioration de la santé, à la sécurité alimentaire et hydrique. Les principaux objectifs du prix sont d’encourager la recherche, d’améliorer la collaboration entre les chercheurs et de renforcer les réseaux de centres d’excellence dans les sciences de la vie pour atteindre ces objectifs. […]

  3. […] The UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences rewards significant efforts of individuals or institutions through scientific research towards improving the quality of human life.Life sciences hold the key to a better future, as they contribute to poverty eradication, improved health, food and water security. The core objectives of the Prize is to encourage research, enhance collaboration amongst researchers and reinforce networks of centers of excellence in the life sciences towards these goals. […]

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