Nominate a scientist, a team or even an organization that should be honored for their contribution and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology.
The Mahathir Science Award is positioned as Malaysia’s most prestigious Science Award for tropical sciences, and bestowed on any scientists, institution or organization worldwide in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit. As such, this extends beyond the boundaries of Malaysia in order to encourage excellence in tropical science that will accord direct benefits to countries in the tropics and indirectly to the global community.
The categories for the award are:
- Tropical Agriculture
- Tropical Architecture and Engineering
- Tropical Medicine
- Tropical Natural Resources.
One award will be conferred each year covering any of the four fields. The award carries a cash prize of USD 100,000.00, a gold medal and a certificate.
How to Nominate
The selection of Award winner is based on the scientific breakthroughs, originality of work, impact and its significance in solving the problems of the tropics by improving the quality of life and contributing to the region’s prosperity.
From among the four categories, two categories are rotated yearly.
The Call for Nominations is now open for the Tropical Agriculture and Tropical Architecture and Engineering categories.
Nomination submission closes on 30 December 2020.
The merits of the nominee will be assessed based on the materials which are being provided by the nominator and responses to the questions in the nomination form.
See here details about how to nominate.