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    Royal Society Rising Star Africa Prize

    The Royal Society Rising Star Africa Prize is to recognise early-career research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the physical, mathematical and engineering sciences.

    Royal Society Rising Star Africa Prize Eligibility

    • The Prize is intended for researchers at an early stage of their research career (<8 years post PhD) with the potential to build a research project to follow on from the prize.
    • The research must be based in Africa.
    • Nominations can be made by senior academics and members of the national academies of science.
    • The project and nominee should be linked with an African centre of excellence, which would normally be a University or equivalent research centre.

    Royal Society Rising Star Africa Prize Award

    • Winners will receive a grant of £14,000 to support their research and a personal gift of £1,000.

    How to Nominate for Royal Society Rising Star Africa Prize

    Nominators are required to submit two referees for the nominee. These will be requested once nominations have closed and are shared with the relevant selection committee.

    Nominations close on Monday, 15 February 2021 at 3pm GMT.

    NOMINATE HERE OFFICIAL LINK

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