Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award and a Chance to Win a Prize of $ 20,000

Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award and a Chance to Win a Prize of $ 20,000

Jordan 01 Apr 2022
Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation

Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation

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The scientific committee of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers - The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation announces the opening of nominations for the 2022 award session, which amounts to $20,000. The award is granted in recognition of outstanding scientific output in the five years prior to the nomination, the publication and circulation of which leads to an increase in scientific and applied knowledge, contribution to solving priority problems locally, regionally, and globally, and the dissemination of the culture of scientific research.

Award Fields:

  • Medical and Health Sciences; 
  • Engineering Sciences; 
  • Basic Sciences; 
  • Literature and Humanitarian, Social and Educational Sciences;
  • Agriculture and Technology;
  • Economics and Administration Sciences.

Terms and Conditions:

  • The Nominee shall be alive, and of Arab nationality or origins, regardless of their place of residence.
  •  The Nominee shall have submitted a scientific output of a scientific and social value during the last five years.
  •  The Nominee shall submit a written nomination request by the entity in which they work, using the specific form, set forth in the Form Filling Instructions.
  •  The Nominee shall send an abstract of the scientific output presented in Arabic.
  •  A winner of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award may not apply again for the same award.
  •  Research shall only be accepted in Arabic or English.
  •  MA and Ph.D. theses shall not be included in the Nominee’s scientific output assessment.
  • The Nomination Form shall be submitted in one of the specializations listed in the Award’s declared fields only. This shall, therefore, be determined in the Nomination Form.
  • The scientific output and all required documents shall be sent at once. Hence, any material sent thereafter shall not be taken into account. The Nominee's scientific output shall not be returned thereto whether they win or not.
  • It is necessary that the Nominee mention the citations of each published article, including those submitted to the Award, along with the impact factor and name of the publisher.
  • The Scientific Committee and jury members shall not be entitled to be nominated for the Award.
  • Applications, that do not comply with the Award Terms and Conditions and are submitted after the Nomination deadline, shall not be taken into account.
  • The Award’s Scientific Committee shall have the right to withdraw the Award from a winner if any of the following was proved:
  1. Violation of any of the Award Terms and Conditions, as stated in the Call for Nomination
  2. Violation of the ethics of the scientific research, with respect to the output submitted.
  3. Any other violation identified by the Scientific Committee.

Judging Criteria:

Nominee Excellence-Related Criteria

  • Participation in research events (such as conferences, seminars, workshops, etc.), held inside and outside the university.
  • Contribution to community service through various activities.
  • Ability to build internal and external partnerships, and to attract financial and technical support for scientific research.
  • Supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Scientific Output Excellence-Related Criteria

  • The number of researches published in scientific journals, as a principal researcher or co-researcher.
  • Impact Factor.
  • Research Citations.
  • Research originality and scientific value.
  • Research ability to align with practical application, and impact on economic, social, and environmental development in the Arab world.
  • Research contribution to the global scientific world in relevant field/subject of interest.
  • Research alignment with global research and scientific trends.
  • Receipt of other awards in the scientific research field.
  • The number of patents registered, if any.

About The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation:

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation was established in 1978 by Arab Bank, in what was then an innovative move by the private sector to contribute to the initiation of a beacon of knowledge and innovation in Jordan and the Arab world. Since its establishment, the Foundation continues to play a positive role in enriching the Jordanian and Arab culture, and the development of the scientific scene through knowledge, research, and dialogue.

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