The central theme of the MERCOSUR Science and Technology Award 2013 is "Education for science." Registration period has been extended, so paper works can be submitted until September 9, 2013. Don't miss the chance!
The Award is open to students and researchers from Brazil and all the MERCOSUR countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, and Brazil. Divided into four categories, the award covers from high school to doctorate:
- Scientific Initiation – high school students up to 21 years, with or without guidance from a teacher – Prize: U$ 2,000;
- College Student – college students (no age limit), with or without guidance from a teacher – Prize: U$ $ 3.500;
- Young Researcher – graduated scholars up to 35 years – Prize: U$ 5,000;
- Integration – teams of graduated researchers from at least two of the countries listed (no age limit) – Prize: U$ 10,000.
More information (in Portuguese): http://eventos.unesco.org.br/premiomercosul