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 PhD or equivalent degree (i.e., a PhD level but with a different degree label)  
  • 40 years of age or younger at the time of submission
  • Expert / practitioner in this year’s theme of circular economy