Deadline for 2021 NAST Environmental Science Awards nominations extended – DOST – Manila newsletter


Deadline for nominations for 2021 NAST Environmental Science Awards extended – DOST

The Department of Science and Technology-National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST) has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the 2021 NAST Environmental Sciences Prize (NESA) until April 30.

(Facebook page DOST-NAST)

This was announced by DOST secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña, in a Facebook post.

“DOST-NAST recognizes and offers incentives to Filipino scientists for their outstanding achievements in scientific research and development,” he said.

“DOST-NAST, through its recognition function, has significantly contributed to the promotion and promotion of excellence in scientific and technological research in the country,” he added.

De la Peña said the nomination form can be downloaded at

Launched in 2001, NESA “aims to recognize outstanding scientific and technological research that has contributed significantly to the protection and conservation of the environment in the country,” said DOST-NAST.

The award, which was previously called the NAST-Hugh Greenwood Environmental Science Award, was created with the help of Dr. Hugh Greenwood, a philanthropist and founder of the Children’s Research Fund in the United States, he said.

The list of NESA recipients included Dr Damasa Magcale-Macandog (2014), Dr Severino Salmo (2015), Dr Arsenio B. Ella (2015), Academician Rex Victor O. Cruz (2016) and Dr Wilfredo. Roehl Licuanan (2018).




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