The prize administrators may cancel solicitation and not award The prize administrators may reject any or all responses received Issuance of solicitation does not constitute an award commitment The Prize administrators reserve the right to disqualify any application based on a candidate’s failure to follow solicitation instructions The Prize administrators will not compensate applicants for […]

Press Releases

Press Releases The National Finalists of the ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020 Announced  The Sixth ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020 Launched ASEAN and US Announce the Winner of the ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2019  Winner of ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2019 Announced ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2019 National Finalist Fifth […]

Publicity Consent

By submitting an entry application or accepting a prize, each candidate grants to USAID, the U.S. Mission to ASEAN, ASEAN, UL, and IGNITE the irrevocable right without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed including, but not limited to, the […]

Review Process

Once the application window has closed, the Prize administrators will review each application to verify that it is complete, and that the applicant meets the basic qualifications for the prize. The pool of qualified applicants will then be judged through a four-phase process.  The evaluation criteria at all stages are the same Evaluation Criteria The […]

Important Dates

Deadline of submission: 11:59 pm GMT +7 (Extended to 14 February 2020). Announcement of national finalists:  April 2020 Announcement of two regional finalists: June 2020 Judging session (head to head pitch competition): June 2020 is postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak until further notice. Award Ceremony: October 2020


The total amount of Prize funding available for winners will be $25,000, and will be provided by UL. The Prize administrators anticipate awarding $20,000 to the first-place winner and $5,000 to the honorable mention. Separate provisions will be made for travel and lodging expenses as well as meal provisions for the winners to attend a […]

Prize Theme

The current population of ASEAN is currently around 642 million, and it is expected to grow to 660 million by 2025[1]. The rising population will impact to the people quality of life such as changes in people’s lifestyle that may affect to their health. Data from the ASEAN Secretariat1 and World Health Organization (WHO)[2] show […]

Application Requirements & Documents

In order to be considered for the Prize, applicants should submit a completed application form online at: scienceprize4women.asean.org, or you can fill out and submit the application form (MS Word) which you can download from the website. If you are having trouble with your form, please contact scienceprize4women@gmail.com. Forms must be completed in their entirety. Along with a […]


In order to participate in this Prize, applicants must meet all of the following criteria. An applicant must be a/an: Female professional working in applied science Citizen and resident of an ASEAN Member State ASEAN Member States include: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Holder of a […]


The United States Government, in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and UL, aim to strengthen ASEAN science and technology capacity and gender equality through the annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women (“Prize”).  The 2020 Prize will provide promising, ASEAN-citizen, early-to mid-career female scientists with recognition awards from ASEAN and the United […]