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NLNG Prize For Science 2020 Call For Entries

Nigeria LNG Limited invites entries for The NLNG Prize for Science 2020, in line with its vision of helping to build a better Nigeria.

Entries are therefore invited from researchers for works that contribute to sustainable food security especially from a Nigeria perspective.

This annual prize for science is endowed by Nigeria NLG Limited (NLNG) to recognize outstanding scientific achievements by Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike for advancing scientific solutions to prescribed problems afflicting Nigeria, as captured by the theme of the year.

Check: NLNG Nigeria Prize For Literature

Theme for the 2020 competition: Innovations In Sustainable Food Security.

SCOPE:

  • Improvement in food production with adequate nutritional values that meet the needs of the population
  • Processes in food production and food process technologies
  • Organic food preservation technologies

Prize: $100,000

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020

NLNG Prize For Science Eligibility

  • The award is open to scientists worldwide (Nigeria and non-Nigerians) involved in the application of science to proffer innovations in sustainable food security.
  • The work should be of outstanding merit and should have advanced the frontiers of knowledge and /or provided an innovative solution in the area of sustainable food security.
  • The submission for consideration must be original and indicate the specific area of merit; and all submissions must relate to that particular area.
  • All materials in support of the entry must be submitted in the time stipulated.

Submission Procedure

  • As the the intention is to recognize the most relevant and effective solution to specific Nigeria problems, work of collaboration by two or more persons are also welcome
  • Only one entry per contestant(s) is permitted per competition year
  • No entry previously submitted for this competition may be considered at a later date
  • Entries not submitted by the stated deadline and according to stated conditions shall not be considered
  • Members of the Advisory Board or Panel of Judges or their relatives are not allowed to enter their works for the competition during their year of service as well as the following year.
  • Nlng staff or their family members are ineligible to enter for the prize
  • The prize will be awarded for no reason other than excellence

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Entries (containing filled Application Form) to: science.nigeriaprize@nlng.com

Click here to download the NLNG prize for science application form

For more details kindly visit the official website of NLNG http://www.nigerialng.com

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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