NASO calls in applications for Women in Science Award 2018


Himalayan News Service

The Nepal Astronomical Society has called in applications for the second NASO Women in Science Award for this year.

The award is an initiative to identify and promote Nepali girls and women working in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

“Those interested can fill up the form and register their names for the award. The deadline is on Thursday, March 8,” informed the NASO Chair Suresh Bhattarai.

According to NASO, the award will be distributed in two categories— student and professional.

The award includes a trophy, certificate and cash prize of Rs 25,000 in the professional category and Rs 15,000 in the student category.

The award ceremony will be held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu, on April 12.