The Venus International Women Awards (VIWA) scheme was instituted in the year 2016 by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF), are presented yearly during the Annual Women's Meet (AWM).
Year of Establishment: 2015
Award Frequency: Annual
Award Type: Certificate
Award Category: Individual
Award Criteria: Contribution of the individual
Award Nomination: Nomination submitted electronically by mail
Total No. of Award Categories: 04
Total No. of Award Disciplines: 07
Total No. of Awardees since inception: 853
The Venus International Award Recognizes Individuals for their Quality, Reliability and Competence to Apply Knowledge and Skills to carry out specific tasks. The Venus International Award is a Certificate.
It's a Non-financial Award. It is a Formal Authentication; A Seal of Approval – A Recognition – A Written Assurance to a Person. The scheme has a Policy, Nomination Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process that are governed by the Board of Trust. Further information are given at: https://venusinfo.org/aboutus/award.html
The Venus International Women Awards – VIWA is part of the AWM that is 'Celebrate and Promote Successful and Promising Women Researchers' who contribute to the discipline and social community.
This annual award is open to 'Woman Researchers and Faculty Members' of any nationality, who is in good standing at the time of the nomination, and in the age group of 27 – 65 years and has good academic record. The nominee must have completed a recognized Doctorate Degree (PhD) or its equivalent
Extensive Knowledge – Mastery of the Subject – Creative Thinking and Dedication to
the Profession – Significant and Sustained Contributions to the Institution and/or
the Community at large – Quality and Competence evidenced by continuing
Intellectual Accomplishments and Pursuits
Grants – Patents – Collaboration with Industries and
Institutions – Contracts – Publications (Original Research Articles, Review
Articles, Short reports or Letters, Case Studies, Methodologies and Books) – Invited
Lectures and Presentations – Membership in Professional Organizations
Note: Researcher/Faculty Member:
Researcher/Faculty Member:An active 'Full-time Regular Researcher/ Faculty Member' working in Institutions of Academic, Industrial, Government, or Private at the capacity of 1) Associate Scientist / Scientific Officer, Scientist, Principal / Senior Principal Scientist. 2) Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Assistant/Associate Professor and Professor.