Nominations are now open for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World. Nominations are open to women from developing countries in five regions: Latin America and the Caribbean; the Arab region; Sub-Saharan Africa; Central and South Asia; and East and South-East Asia and the Pacific.

In 2016 the awards will be in the biological sciences, covering agriculture, biology, and medicine. Nominees will be women scientists who have received their PhDs within the past 10 years and live in one of the 81 scientifically lagging countries as defined by The World Academy of Sciences. 

Nominations will be accepted through September 1, 2015: