Call for Nominations to the 2019 NAST PHL & DOST Awards

The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) are inviting nominations to the following awards:


Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) Awards

TWAS Prize for Young Scientist in the Philippines (Chemistry)

NAST Environmental Science Award

NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists

NAST Award for Outstanding Research in Tropical Medicine

Geminiano T. De Ocampo Visionary Award for Medical Research

Outstanding Book/Monograph Award

Outstanding Scientific Paper Award



NSTW Outstanding Science Administrator Award – Dioscoro L. Umali Medal

NSTW Outstanding Technology Commercialization Award – Gregorio Y. Zara Medal

NSTW Outstanding Research and Development Award

For Basic Research – Eduardo A. Quisumbing Medal

For Applied Research – Julian A. Banzon Medal

Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Award (MFET)


To facilitate the selection of UPLB’s nominees for each award, all nomination forms and documents should be submitted first to the UPLB Selection Committee for the National RDE Awards through its Committee Chair, Dr. Rex B. Demafelis.

Nomination forms and guidelines may be downloaded from the NAST website at Please submit both hard and soft copies to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension and to [email protected], respectively.

The deadline for submission of nomination forms and documents to NAST PHL and DOST is on November 29, 2018. However, the UPLB Selection Committee will accept submissions until November 2, 2018 only to allot ample time for the selection process. Late submissions will no longer be accepted.

For inquiries and concerns, please contact Ms. Regina Ongkiko at (049) 536-2354.

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