The NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists is a project of NAST to encourage young people to pursue a career in science.

Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the best three scientific paper presenters. The paper may be in basic or applied research.

Candidates nominated must be:
  • Filipino citizens;
  • Must not be more than 35 years old in the year of the award within January to December in the year of the awarding;
  • Students or graduates of science academic program;
  • Of good moral character;
Affiliated with any of the following:
  • scientific society (academic or professional)
  • research institution or firm (government or private)
  • college/university;
Able to present a scientific paper (published or unpublished) during a Science Congress which will be scheduled for this purpose. The involvement of the nominee in the research should be explained if the paper is jointly authored.

Nominations for these awards may be made by heads of government or private research institutions, departments of colleges or universities, or academic or professional scientific organizations or societies.

The deadline for submission of nominations is every last working day of November.

Submit ten (10) complete sets of entries to the:
NAST Secretariat
3rd Level Science Heritage Building
DOST Complex, Bicutan, Taguig City 1631