Order of Scientific Merit, III Class Breast Star
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The Order of Scientific Merit was conferred upon Romanian citizens in recognition of merit, including scientific discoveries and advancements in method and research, in a variety of scientific fields. It was permanently suppressed following the collapse of the Socialist Republic in 1989.
III Class award recipients were granted 800 lei (200 USD) and 2 additional days of paid leave.
See also the Medal of Scientific Merit in the Medals & Decorations of Romanian People's Republic & Romanian Socialist Republic (1947-1989) for the medal that was created alongside this order.
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