These awards are given annually for such books and/or monograph published in Philippines or elsewhere by Filipino authors or co-authors within five years preceding the award.
Plaques of recognition will be awarded to the author/s of books and/or monographs adjudged to be outstanding in the fields of:
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences and Technology
  • Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Books and/or monographs will be judged for their quality and originality of content, contribution to science and technology, clarity of presentation, and thoroughness of documentation.
Nominations may be made by editors of journals and/or publications, heads of scientific societies/organizations, or individual researchers.
Please submit ten (10) copies of the book and/or monograph and a duly accomplished nomination form.
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