Applications for award of the Islamic educational, scientific and cultural organization (ISESCO) in the field of science and technology in 2012 have started

This award is presented by ISESCO for outstanding innovation and scientific contribution of social and economic importance, made by scientists and researchers in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Technology.

Not more than two nominations for each of the above fields of science may be represented from each country

ISESCO prize winners will be awarded certificates and cash prize in the amount of 5000 US dollars at the ceremony in the 6th session of the Islamic Conference of Ministers of education and science in October 2012.

More information and application forms for the award are available online on the official website of ISESCO.

To participate in the contest it is necessary to send completed application forms for onward submission to the Secretariat of the National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO in time until 23 February 2012 to the following address: baibatyrova@edu.gov.kz