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The Royal Society Africa Prize is to recognise research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the sciences. The medal is of bronze, awarded annually and is accompanied by a gift of £2,000. The prize was previously the Royal Society Pfizer Award which was last awarded in 2016.
The Royal Society Africa Prize is open to African citizens. The Prize is intended for researchers at a senior stage of their research career with the potential to build a research project to follow on from the prize. Nominations will remain valid and shall be considered by the award selection committee throughout three nomination cycles.
The terms and conditions of the Royal Society Africa Prize (PDF) should be read before submitting a nomination.
Please note: If you would like to nominate an early career scientist in the field of physical, mathematical and engineering science based in Africa, then please see Rising Star Africa Prize.
Nominations are closed
Nominations will reopen in November 2024.