the years, a number of prestigious international science prizes
have seen the light of day. These are awarded by UNESCO on
either an annual or biennial basis.
a brief introduction to each Prize and information on how
to apply, please click on the Prize(s) of interest to you.
Prize for the Popularization of Science. Awarded in recognition
of an outstanding interpretation of science and technology
for the general public.
Science Prize for an outstanding contribution to the
technological development of a developing country or region.
Awarded to an individual or group in recognition of their
contribution to the technological development of a developing
Member State or region through the application of scientific
and technological research.
J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology. Awarded in recognition
of an outstanding contribution to microbiology.
Husain Prize for Young Scientist. Rewards pure or
applied research conducted by scientists aged 36 or younger
in the natural or social sciences or in technology.
Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation. Awarded
for outstanding contributions to the management or preservation
of the environment.
Man-Made River International Prize for Water Resources
in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas. Rewards remarkable scientific
research and scientific studies and discoveries in the field
of exploration of groundwater and surface water usage in arid
zones subject to drought and desertification and contributing
to environmental and human development.
Pasteur Medal , created by UNESCO and the Pasteur
Institute in 1995 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary
of the death of Louis Pasteur. The medal rewards an outstanding
contribution to the development of scientific knowledge that
has a beneficial impact on human health.
Awards for Women in Science to reward women scientists
from around the world.