The International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS) wishes to provide recognition to outstanding dissertation research at the PhD level by students throughout the world. IAWS Doctoral Award and Medal for 2021 is open to receive a nomination and/or application. The deadline is June 30, 2021. Nomination can be made by anyone not limited to IAWS Fellow.
Here are the detailed rules:
  • The competition is limited to students receiving their degrees in other than their native country.
  • The purpose is to foster and recognize cross-national interaction.
  • The submission shall be no more than 2 pages of an extended abstract (in English) of the dissertation, a one-page CV of the student, and a recommendation letter from the student's advisor.
  • The submission can be by the student and/or the student's advisor.
  • The thesis/dissertation must have been completed within one year before the yearly announcement.
  • The documentation shall be sent by email to
Siqun Wang, U.S.A