ANNOUNCEMENT – Due to the current COVID-19 situation, The Tyler Prize will not be awarding a 2021 Laureate*. We will open nominations in 2021 for a 2022 Laureate. We understand how disappointing this may be and we apologize for any inconvenience. 

Nominations must be submitted in the English language and include the following information as requested on the Nomination Form and emailed to:

  • Full names, addresses etc. of Nominee (choose individual or institution, not both) and Nominator. All nomination forms must include the home and/or mobile number of the nominee.
  • A one to two-page summary of the individual’s or institution’s accomplishments, discovery, improvement, or other contribution for which the award is proposed, including links to appropriate websites and works.
  • A list of three to five individuals (please include contact name, organization and email address) who would be ready to provide reference letters if the nomination is advanced to the short-list.
  • In the case of a nomination for an individual, a Curriculum Vitae should be attached with links to appropriate publications, reports, and websites featuring the unique contribution(s) for which the nomination is being made. Nominations for an organization, please provide a brochure or data sheet, links to website, all relevant data, and any additional information in support of the nomination.

All initial nominations will be reviewed by the Executive Committee and select a short-list of nominees for whom additional information will be required. All nominators who’s nominees move onto the short-list round will be notified by end of September 2021.

Submission must be sent electronically to

2022 Nomination Form (available May 12, 2021)

Length of Candidacy

All nominees will be considered for three years beginning with the first year of nomination.

*(Nominations submitted in 2018 for the 2019 Cycle will still be active for the 2022 Cycle. You will be prompted to update files at your discretion in 2021.)

Nomination Deadline

The 2022 nomination cycle will open May 12, 2021. Submission deadline is Wednesday, September 22, 2021.


Email Nominations to:

Tax Provisions

Individual recipients will have the following options pursuant to the applicable provisions of the US Tax Reform Act of 1986:

Receive all of the Prize money.

Designate one or more charitable institutions appropriately qualified by the US Internal Revenue Service to receive the money.

A combination of the above.

Any funds retained by an individual recipient and not transferred to a charitable institution as referred to, above, will be subject to federal income tax in the United States, under the provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1986.

For general information, the nomination procedure or candidacy please contact:

Amber Brown, Administrator
+1 213-740-6559