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TWAS - Mohammad A. Hamdan Award
This new award will be given for outstanding mathematical work carried out by a scientist working and living in Africa or Arab regions.
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Eligible Nominees from
Algeria
Angola
Bahrain
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Rep.
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Côte d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt
Eritrea
Eswatini, Kingdom of
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea Equatorial
Guinea-Bissau
Iraq
Jordan
Kenya
Kuwait
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Oman
Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip)
Qatar
Rwanda
São Tomé and Príncipe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Syria
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Field
Mathematical Sciences
Age limit
None
TWAS - Mohammad A. Hamdan Award
 
Starting from year 2020, this new award is named after TWAS’s late Vice President for the Arab Region, Prof. Hamdan.
 
 
As a Member of our Academy since 1988, Prof. Hamdan was deeply committed to the cause and objectives of TWAS and for many years he actively supported us, and held the position of TWAS Vice-President for the Arab countries on the TWAS Council.

His true commitment to the cause and mission of TWAS in sustaining scientific capacity building in the developing world was so strong that he endowed a large sum to TWAS to establish an award in his name.
 
Eligibility

The award, consisting of USD 5,000 and a certificate, will be given every two years to a mathematical scientist working and living in Africa or Arab regions. 

The award will be given for outstanding mathematical work (pure, applied, probability, statistics).

Eligible candidates are national of an African or Arab country, who have been living and working there for a minimum of two years immediately prior to their nomination. 

Fellows of TWAS are not eligible. Self nominations will not be considered.

 

How to nominate a scientist

Nomination dossiers, please refer to the file downloadable below, are to be submitted to: awards@twas.org by the given deadline.

Important information for the nominator:

  1. Please complete the nomination form electronically, save it in the format SURNAME_Initial.doc (e.g. SMITH_D.doc if the candidate’s name is David SMITH), and send it to: awards@twas.org with the subject: Mohammad A. Hamdan Award _ nomination for Dr. Surname.
  2. The following three documents must be attached to the e-mail message:
  • The nomination form;
  • The candidate's curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications
  • A supporting statement by the nominator
  1. Ask the nominee to send by email the following authorization to awards@twas.org: “In conformity with Article 13 of the Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, I herewith authorize TWAS to process my personal data for the purposes of my nomination as a candidate for a TWAS Award.”

The subject of the email being: Mohammad A. Hamdan Award _ authorization by Dr. Surname.

Selection:

Selection is made on scientific merit. A pre-screening of the nominees will be done at TWAS, The nomination dossiers of the qualified candidates will then be submitted to jury members for their evaluation.  

Opening Date: 
9 April 2020
Application doc(s): 
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Contact email: 
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