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Opportunity to apply for 2013 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge and Culture Awards

Deadline- July 1, 2013

Applicants are invited for BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge and Culture Awards to recognize basic research and creative work of excellence, as embedded in theoretical advances, models and fundamental perspectives for an improved understanding of the natural, social and artificial or technological worlds, technological innovations and developments, and the creation of outstanding works or new artistic or interpretative styles in contemporary classical music. Awards also go to significant achievements that advance understanding or deliver material progress with regard to two key challenges of the global society of the 21st century: climate change and development cooperation.

Awards will be granted in eight prize categories, spanning three domains. First, scientific and technological research in the areas of Basic Sciences, Bio medicine, Ecology and Conservation Biology, Information and Communication Technologies, and Economics, Finance and Management. Second, the creation, direction or performance of works of contemporary classical music. Third, scientific research and/or projects that represent significant advances in two core concerns of the 21st century: climate change and development cooperation.

Award

Eligibility & Criteria

How to apply?

  1. Award category for which the candidate is being nominated.
  2. Name of the institution and nominating officer/body, with the corresponding contact data.
  3. Letter of nomination signed by the nominating officer/body.
  4. Candidate particulars including his/her institutional affiliation.
  5. A description of the salient contributions of the candidate and reasoned arguments for his/her nomination (maximum four pages, single spaced).
  6. Candidate’s CV.

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