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External Award: Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

January 10, 2017
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The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) is an international award focusing on water-related scientific innovation and judged by leading scientists from around the world. Five prizes are bestowed every two years.

Creativity Prize

Worth $266,000 USD, the Creativity Prize is by nomination only. Universities, university departments, research institutes, companies, and agencies can nominate individuals and teams of researchers for this Prize. The Creativity prize awarded to an innovator or pioneer for multi-disciplinary scientific work that can rightly be considered a breakthrough in any water-related field. The work might be a body of research, an invention, or a new patented technology.

Specialized Prizes

Each of the four specialized prizes is worth $133,000 USD. Researchers and research teams nominate themselves for these prizes:

  • Surface Water Prize
  • Groundwater Prize
  • Alternative Water Resources Prize
  • Water Management & Protection Prize

Each prize is accompanied by a distinctive trophy and certificate.

The application deadline is December 31, 2017. For more information, please refer to their website.

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