The Volvo Environment Prize

Awards Opportunities
Sweden
Posted 3 years ago

The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. The International Prize Jury, a group of internationally renowned scientists, makes the final selection of prize laureate.

The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded annually. The Prize consists of a hand-crafted diploma, a glass sculpture and a cash award for SEK 1.5 million (approximately EUR 165,000 or USD 215,000). The award ceremony is in Stockholm in November each year.

 

Nominations must include the following:

  • A short letter of motivation
  • A detailed description of the research the nominee has conducted and how it adds to our knowledge of environmental science. Main achievements and their importance should be emphasized.
  • Emphasis must also be placed on the impacts of the research outside of the particular discipline e.g. impacts on policy development, impacts on sustainability and/or contribution to changed behavior.
  • CV of the nominee + list of published paper/s and links if available.
  • Letter/s of reference. Maximum 3 letters written by someone other than the nominator.
  • Nominations should be submitted in English using the official form available at www.environment-prize.com. When not feasible, please contact the secretariat info@environment-prize.com
  • When submitting nominations for a group of named individuals please send one nomination for each person (maximum 3 persons) and specify in the description of achievements that the nomination is for a shared prize.
  • A nomination remains valid for three years.
  • Please note that self-nominations are not accepted.

 

How to apply: Nominate

 

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Deadline: January 10, 2019.

 

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