Applications open for the 2016 MAB Young Scientists Awards


Applications for the 2016 MAB Young Scientists Awards are now open. Since 1989 the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB) has been providing 10 young researchers each year with awards of up to US $5,000 in support of their research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity.

The prize targets young researchers, under the age of 40 carrying out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO’s MAB Programme, with priority given to projects carried out within biosphere reserves.

Deadline for submitting applications to the UK MAB Committee: 25 September 2015
Final UNESCO Deadline: 31 October 2015

For more information, please visit our prizes page here.