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Awards Objectives

• To give recognition to the achievements and contribution rendered by scientists and technologies in the region;
• To provide scientists and technologists with incentives to reach for further success;
• To encourage scientists and technologists to publish and patent their work;
• To provide younger scientists with inspiration to reach their fullest potentials; and
• To show the general public especially the youth concrete examples of successful careers in science.

Eligibility Criteria

• This award is given to one ASEAN scientists or technologist who has either shown considerable promise in, or made substantial contribution to research, development and innovation in scientific field.
• It is hoped that this award will help inspire the awardees to reach their fullest potential in their pursuit of scientific and technological excellence.
• The panel will select the winner from 10 finalists, one from each ASEAN Member States.
• The requirements of the nominees should be under 35 years of age as on 31 August 2017.


USD 10,000 cash prize

Application Procedures
  • Participants can apply for this award online at
  • Participants can also fill a printout application form.
  • This has to be submitted before the dateline.