UNESCO – Al Fozan International Prize

The Department of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation announces the opening of a competition for the first UNESCO – Al Fozan International Prize to support young scientists specialized in sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Applications are accepted by the Office of Youth Science and Scientific Events of Gubkin University until 15 November 2022.

The UNESCO – Al Fozan International Prize for the promotion of young scientists in STEM was created to strengthen STEM research, STEM education and international cooperation. The Prize will give recognition to achievements of young people that are conducive to socio-economic transformation and development on a global scale while also increasing the interest of young people, particularly girls and women, in science so as to promote gender equality, scientific literacy and the choice of a scientific career.

The Prize is awarded every two years to five individual prize-winners. Candidates must be less than 40 years old at the time of applying for the Prize and must be actively involved in STEM at the time of application to the Prize.

More information about the UNESCO – Al Fozan International Prize is available at the official website of the award.

Contact details:

Office of Youth Science and Scientific Events
Ms. Veronika Lapenkova
E-mail: lapenkova.v@gubkin.ru