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Awards Objectives

Recognition for the outstanding work and achievements of young scientists in the field of development and research (R&D) of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). The award is hoped to provide a stimulus and encouragement to local young scientists to enhance excellence, creativity and contribution in the field of science and technology research.

Eligibility Criteria

The target group for this award is scientists/researchers aged 35 years and below who undertake R&D projects in public/private research centers and institutes of higher learning or private research organizations in Malaysia.


Trophies, Certificates, Cash amounting to RM10,000.00 and MOSTI Research and Development Grants worth up to RM1,000,000.00

Application Procedures

Applications are open online starting month 3 each year and closing on month 7 each year. The Award link and banner will be placed on the MOSTI website.