TWAS-IsDB 2023 Young Refugee and Displaced Scientists Programme for African Countries

The 2022 Young Refugee and Displaced Scientists Programme was launched by the World Academy of Sciences (UNESCO-TWAS) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).

Nominations for the Young Refugee and Displaced Scientists Programme for Women are being sought by the World Academy of Sciences (UNESCO-TWAS) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).

The Program intends to assist talented young female scientists up to the age of 40 from an IsDB member country who are now refugees or displaced. Candidates chosen will be appointed as TWAS Young Affiliates. The affiliation status is valid for six years, and the new Young Affiliates will be admitted to the famous TWAS Young Affiliates Network (TYAN).

Brief Description

  • Type: PhD
  • Organisation: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
  • Country to study: Not specified
  • School to study: Not specified
  • Course to study: Not specified
  • Gender: Women
  • Application Deadline: February 27, 2023

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About The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

TWAS was established in 1983 by a prominent group of scientists from the developing world, led by Pakistani physicist and Nobel laureate Abdus Salam.

They shared the view that developing countries could address difficulties such as hunger, sickness, and poverty by strengthening their scientific and engineering capabilities.

The Academy received critical early support from Italian scientists and political leaders.

Scholarship Benefit

  • The Programme aims at supporting talented young female scientists up to around 40 years of age from one of the IsDB member countries, who are currently refugees or displaced.

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for the TWAS-IsDB Young Refugee and Displaced Scientists Programme in 2022-2023 must:

  • Be up to around 40 years of age.
  • Be a national, former national, or stateless person from one of the IsDB member countries.
  • Have been forced to leave her home country or city.
  • Hold a PhD.

Documents Required for Application

  • CV
  • Highest academic degree
  • Passport
  • Resident card of your current residence country (if applicable)
  • Any additional document that could support your application (e.g. letter of recommendation)

How to apply

  • Complete the form in English
  • Send the supporting documents to i[email protected] indicating in the email subject line: “Application TWAS-IsDB RDS Programme 2022-2023”.
  • Applications with no CV will be deemed ineligible.
  • Applicants will be informed of the results of the evaluation process in July 2023.

For more details, visit TWAS website

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Application Deadline

February 27, 2023


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