Africa’s global forum in fostering science in the continent, The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) is looking for its next top young scientists.
The NEF, an African Institute for Mathematical Science (AIMS) initiative in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, is a global platform which houses science, society and policy in Africa and the global atmosphere. It’s goal is to leverage science for human development globally.
The Next Einstein Forum will convene in Kigali, Rwandan as the NEF Global Gathering in March 2018 and aims to have a new class joining its existing fellows to present their research and innovations at the Global gathering.
The NEF Fellows programme is open to Africans across the globe in all fields of science. This is inclusive of social science, humanities, and technology fields. Applicants need to be under 42 years of age, hold a PhD and demonstrate a strong track of record research that provide global impact.
Apart from the convening in Kigali, NEF Fellows will partake in research tours and visiting scientist weeks with partners. Fellows will be assisted through facilitation of speaking engagements and publishing globally as well as research support. The fellowship runs till 30 June 2019.
The applications to the NEF Fellows programme will run from 15 November 2016 to 27 January 2017. Apply and become an NEF Fellow. The selected NEF Fellows will be announced in June 2017.