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. The nomination form can be found below in two pdf versions, one that is static and one that is fillable.
  • 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 a 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 datasheet, links to the 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 shortlist of nominees for whom additional information will be required. All nominators whose nominees move onto the shortlist round will be notified by end of September 2021.

Submission must be sent electronically to

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

Nominations for the 2022 cycle are now closed.


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