Application Due Date: Monday 28 January 2019 at 3pm.

The Royal Society Africa Reward is to acknowledge research study researchers based in Africa who are making an ingenious contribution to the life sciences, consisting of fundamental medical science, which contributes considerably to capability structure in Africa.

Function of the Grant

Grants are made to be invested in the research study task as detailed in the online type on the Society’s Flexi-grant system.The Royal Society must be informed of any modification to this task.

The Grant is planned to be invested in a research study task which has the prospective to continue after the 12 months of the Grant.

The Grant is created to promote capability structure within Africa.

The Receiver of the Reward might not utilize the funds to support their own salary/personal compensation or as a wage for research study assistants.


The Reward is planned for scientists at an early phase of their research study profession (normally having actually gotten their PhD within the last 10-15 years) with the prospective to construct a research study task to follow on from the reward.

The research study need to be based in Africa.


The winner will get a bronze medal, accompanied by an ₤11,000 grant towards their research study task and a present of ₤ 1,000

The reward was formerly the Royal Society Pfizer Award which was last granted in 2016.

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Web Page of the Royal Society Africa Reward 2019

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