Call for Nominations: NAST and DOST 2018 Awards

Message from NAST Philippines

The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Philippines, the highest recognition body on science and technology in the country is searching for nominees for the various NAST and DOST awards for 2018, namely;


I.        NAST PHL Awards

1.     Outstanding Young Scientists

2.     TWAS Prize for Young Scientist in the Philippines (Biology)

3.     NAST Environmental Science Award

4.     NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists

5.     NAST Award for Outstanding Research in Tropical Medicine

6.     Geminiano T. De Ocampo Visionary Award for Medical Research

7.     Outstanding Book/Monograph Award

8.     Outstanding Scientific Paper Award


II.      DOST Awards

1.       NSTW Outstanding Science Administrator Award - Dioscoro L. Umali Medal

2.       NSTW Outstanding Technology Commercialization Award - Gregorio Y. Zara Medal

3.       NSTW Outstanding Research and Development Award

a.        For Basic Research – Eduardo A. Quisumbing Medal

b.       For Applied Research – Julian A. Banzon Medal

4.       Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Award (MFET)


Please take note that the deadline for the submission of nominations for all awards is on November 29, 2017 except for MFET award which is due on July 31, 2018.

NAST PHL is also accepting abstracts for the Call for Papers for the Scientific Poster Session with the deadline of January 15, 2018.

The nomination forms can be downloaded at (Specific link: )

For your conveniece: see attached nomination forms