THE 2024 NOMINATION CYCLE IS NOW CLOSED!
Good luck to all of the nominees! Nominators whose nominees advance to the short list will be notified by September 29th*.
About the Tyler Prize
The John and Alice Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is awarded for scientific work on the environment, energy, and health, resulting in important benefits for humanity. The Prize is endowed by gifts from the John and Alice Tyler Charitable Trusts, and awardees are chosen annually by the Executive Committee. The University of Southern California is the administrator of the Tyler Prize. The Annual Award is $250,000. Joint winners share the cash prize.
The fundamental objective of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is to recognize outstanding contributions to:
- Protection, maintenance, improvement, or understanding of an ecological or an environmental condition;
- Discovery, development, or improvement of sustainable sources of energy; and
- Understanding of, or improvements to planetary health, and global solutions.
Individuals and public or private organizations are eligible for consideration. Nominations from all parts of the world are welcomed and encouraged.
The work of the nominee(s) is expected to:
- Be based on strong science, including natural and, or social sciences;
- Address global inequalities and solutions;
- Demonstrate measurable/scalable impacts on an environmental issue, policy, or practice.
- Demonstrate engagement with the younger generation.
Who May Nominate:
Persons or organizations making nominations should be knowledgeable about how their nominee’s accomplishments fit with the criteria above and will be asked a series of questions in the nomination form that can answer these criteria.
Multiple nominations from a single nominator or self-nominations are not accepted. Nominees are retained for a period of three years.
Submissions for the 2024 cycle are now closed. Thank you to all of the nominators and best of luck to your nominees! If your nominee advances to the short list you will be notified by September 29th.
*Nominators who are not notified by September 29th that their nominee has advanced to the short list and the nominee has additional years of consideration (3 years which include the nomination year), will be able to update the nomination for the next cycle in May 2024.
For general information on the nomination process, procedure, or candidacy please contact:
Amber Brown, Administrator