The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)


The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is a global science academy based in Italy with the mission to support the advancement of science in developing countries. The Academy provides research funding in the form of research grants, fellowships, prizes and awards, and funds for scientific exchange and conference organization.

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Related Grant Opportunities

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TWAS-SN Bose Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme (researcher mobility to India – physics and chemistry)

TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Science (mathematics and AI)

Seed Grant for New African Principal Investigators (STEM and medicine)

IsDB-TWAS Joint Research & Technology Transfer Grant 2022: Quick-Response Research on post COVID-19 (developing countries)

TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Award (women scientists in tech-lagging countries)

TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry (science and tech-lagging countries)

TWAS-IsDB Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme (developing countries)

ANSO-CAS-TWAS/UNESCO PhD Scholarship (developing country scholars in China)

TWAS-Abdool Karim Award in Biological Sciences (women scientists)

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