Young Talents From Africa Prize For ENI Award 2020

Deadline: 15 December 2019.

The Eni Award is our annual international prize dedicated to the best research projects about energy, sustainability, and the environment.

Debut in Research: Young Talents From Africa Prize

The Eni Award is a benchmark for innovation in the energy sector and it is internationally recognised as the Nobel Prize for energy.

The Debut in Research: Young Talents from Africa Prize constitutes one of the six sections of the Eni Award, composed by the Energy Transition, Energy Frontiers, Advanced Environmental Solutions and the Young Researcher of the Year Prizes, together with the Recognition at Innovation Eni.

The purpose of the Debut in Research: Young Talents from Africa Prize is to help new generations of African researchers to emerge. 


Eligible candidates are born since 1989 and holding a Master’s degree (the theses must have been defended at an African University during 2018 or 2019).

The winners will attend PhD courses at prestigious Italian Universities and research centers, where their innovative research activities about the scientific topics promoted by Eni Award will be encourage and supported.

From this year, Eni rewards four young African researchers with the opportunity to attend a PhD course in Italy.

To Apply,  please send an email to


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