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Because of the rapid expansion that Lenovo has experienced in emerging markets, the company has teamed up with TWAS to establish a prestigious prize that will provide individual scientists from developing countries with international recognition and visibility for their exceptional scientific accomplishments. This prize will be launched in partnership with TWAS

An individual will be honored with this prize in 2022 in appreciation of his or her pioneering efforts in the social and economic sciences that have a direct impact on crosscutting SDGs and intersectionality. Some examples of such achievements include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Elimination of poverty as well as hunger (including food and nutrition security).
  • Inequalities (including gender inequities and gender violence).
  • Education of a high standard (including inclusive education and teacher education).
  • Wellness (including mental health, well-being and pandemics)
  • Climate change, including adaptation and resilience, as well as financial support for climate action
  • Clean electricity and safe drinking water.


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Summary of Scholarships

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  • Level of Study: College School
  • Institution(s): The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
  • Study in: Unesco
  • Program Period: 4 Years
  • Deadline: May 18, 2022



Coverage of Scholarships 

In addition to a medal and a certificate recognizing the recipient’s significant scientific contributions, the recipient of the TWAS-Lenovo Science Reward will receive a monetary award of one hundred thousand United States Dollars (USD) presented by Lenovo. TWAS will host a ceremony during which they will deliver the award to the person who has been chosen to receive it.


Eligibility Standards 

  • All applicants must be citizens of a developing nation and must have resided and maintained employment in the South Global region for a minimum of ten years.
  • Individuals must have accomplished remarkable things in the field of scientific research in the social and economic sciences that is of great international value and was carried out at institutions located in developing nations.
  • Dates, procedures, and locations of interviews for the TWAS-Lenovo Science Award
  • An authoritative international jury led by the president of TWAS, which will also include a representative from Lenovo, will be in charge of conducting the evaluation and selection processes.
  • Required Forms and Documents for the Application
  • Nominator contact details
  • Contact information for the nominee (self-nomination is not permitted) and general information on the nominee, including the country in which the nominee has been working and living throughout the course of the previous ten years.
  • A brief suggested citation (no more than 20 words) that highlights the nominee’s significant scholarly contribution in the Social and Economic Sciences.
  • Statement in support of the nomination consisting of around 200 words that provides a summary of the nominee’s scientific accomplishments
  • A narrative essay of five to six pages on the candidate that focuses on his or her most significant scientific accomplishments
  • Details regarding the doctorate (degree, year, awarding institution)
  • Details regarding any trips taken or time spent in other countries in the past 10 years
  • Additionally, the nominee is required to publish onto the internet platform a condensed version of their resume as well as a comprehensive list of their publications.
  • A list of no more than 20 of the author’s most important publications, in chronological order.
  • Details regarding any past honors, awards, or accolades that have been bestowed upon the nominee
  • The h-index on Google Scholar, as well as the total number of citations
  • Consent from the nominee to the processing of his or her personal data for the purposes of the nomination, in accordance with Article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 of the Italian Government. Only the internet platform allows for the submission of this authorization to be completed.


How can I apply for TWAS-Lenovo 2022 Science Award for Scientists?

  • Nominations for the TWAS-Lenovo Science Award 2022 must be submitted exclusively in an electronic format via the website’s platform.


Scholarship Official Website

Visit the official website (TWAS)  to apply

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