Call for nominations: The 2010 TWAS-AAS-Microsoft Award for Young Computer Scientists working on the continent
Microsoft Research in partnership with the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) has established the TWAS-AAS-Microsoft Award for Young Scientists for the three year period 2009-2011. The prize has been established to recognize young scientists working and living in Africa whose research in computer science has had, or could have, a positive impact in the developing world. Each year three winners will be selected from three different African countries and presented with their prizes at a special ceremony to be held in Nairobi, Kenya organized by TWAS and AAS. Each recipient will receive a Euro 7,000 cash award generously contributed by Microsoft.
Download the nomination form here. Kindly send your nominations directly to TWAS by 31 July 2010.