Call for nominations: NAST and DOST awards for 2019


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 following NAST and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) awards for 2019:


I. NAST PHL Awards

1. Outstanding Young Scientists
2. TWAS Prize for Young Scientist in the Philippines (Chemistry)
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)


The deadline for the submission of nominations for all awards is 29 November 2018, except for the MFET award which is 31 July 2019.

Download the forms here:


NAST PHL will also be accepting abstracts for the Call for Scientific Poster Session until 15 January 2019. Attached is a document containing the announcement and the Certificate of Originality form which you need to fill up.  



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