Apply to be an AAS Affiliate

Applications are invited for the sixth cohort of Affiliates of the African Academy of Sciences.

The AAS Affiliates Programme seeks early and mid-career scientists who demonstrate excellence in their development and application of science in Africa. These individuals become ‘Affiliate of The AAS’ for a period of five years during which they receive individualized professional development support and join a wider community of science leaders on the African continent. Applications close on 24 July 2020.

Why become an Affiliate?

  1. You will be recognized for your scientific excellence as ‘Affiliate of the AAS’ alongside The AAS Fellows;
  2. You will receive individualized professional development planning support;
  3. You will be enrolled into the AAS Mentorship Scheme during the five years;
  4. You will benefit from a range of career development activities including but not limited to grant writing, publishing, science communication, ethical conduct of research, intellectual property issues, collaborative research, scientific entrepreneurship, etc.
  5. You will join a platform for networking and collaborating among early and mid-career researchers regionally and globally;
  6. You will benefit from other AAS opportunities as they become available.

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