Deadline: 12 September 2014
The University of Southern California is accepting nominations for the $200,000 John and Alice Tyler Prize 2014. Individuals or entities in different fields are encouraged to make nominations of living individuals or public or private institutions anywhere in the world who have made demonstrated achievements in environmental science, policy, energy and health conferring great benefit upon humanity.
Prize: $200,000 Cash (Joint winners share the cash prize.)
The Prize is awarded for
- Ecological or an environmental condition – protection, maintenance, improvement or understanding – anywhere in the world.
- Sources of energy – known or new – discovery, further development, improvement, or understanding.
- Medical discoveries or achievements with significant benefit in environmental aspects of human health.
- Nominee can be living individual or public or private institutions in any nation.
- Nominee’s work must fit to one of the above mentioned fields.
- Nominations can be made by – any individuals or entity active in fields such as biology, oceanography, geology, medicine, public health, chemistry, and physics; engineers in fields such as civil, environmental, petroleum and chemical engineering, and social scientists in fields such as geography, political science, economics and the law; and universities, research institutions and their members.
- Self nominations are not considered for the award.
Complete nomination includes- nominee’s curriculum vitae or resume, one page statement of accomplishments and supporting materials (articles, publications or other exemplary materials for which the award is proposed), three or more letters of reference signed by the supporter and emailed directly to the Tyler Prize office, and names, addresses and emails of 3 to 5 additional references.
Nomination form must be submitted electronically via email by the deadline.
For more information, please visit Tyler Prize.