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Essential Requirement: All applicants must come from and be working in a scientific institute in a developing country. Awards given to scientists who move to an advanced country will be suspended or cancelled.

Required Information:

  1. Your Personal/Professional Data;
  2. Your list of publications (specifying and numbering your publications in international/national refereed journals, conference proceedings, books, Internal reports, etc.). N.B. Do not list papers submitted for publication or papers in preparation;
  3. A short but precise Scientific Research Plan (scientific work you plan to do during Associateship);

Reference Letters:
The Selection Committee will be greatly assisted by letters of recommendation from senior scientists in your field.   This is especially the case if you are a junior scientist.
When you have submitted your application, you will receive an email with a password. You will have to ask your referees to log-in with that password and upload the reference letters as a PDF file directly on our on-line application system.


The upper age limit for Senior Associates has been raised from 62 to 65.

Once you have pressed the submit button at the end of the on-line application, the form can no longer be modified. Immediately after submission, you will receive an email with a link that allows you to see your full application form and to print it, if required.

NB: Applications will be accepted ONLINE from 1 October 2017 to 31 January 2018. Results will be made known in Summer 2018 for awards starting January 2019  .

(Your application will be valid only for this year's selection. In case of rejection you may reapply next year in the same time frame).

For any queries regarding applications kindly contact:

On-line Application form: click here

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