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Prizes are available to Fenner School researchers.
Dan David Prize
The Dan David Prize is awarded in the fields of Macro History, Defending Democracy and Combatting Climate Change.
It recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. It aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy, and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that advance and improve our world.
The Dan David Prize covers three time dimensions - Past, Present and Future - that represent realms of human achievement.
Opens 7 September 2020 and nominations close 30 November 2020.
Eureka Award (Australian Museum)
Loreal Award - Women in Science
In 1998 L'Oréal and UNESCO founded the For Women in Science program to promote and highlight the critical importance of ensuring greater participation of women in science.
Each year, the program recognises the achievements of exceptional female scientists at different stages of their careers and awards them with Fellowships to help further their research.
Since For Women in Science was established, more than 3,400 women in over 110 countries have been recognised for their research and received funding to support their research and careers.
Prime Minister's Prizes for Science
The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia’s most prestigious awards for outstanding achievements in scientific research, research-based innovation, and excellence in science teaching.
The prizes recognise achievements across diverse disciplines and career stages. Recipients share $750 000 in prize money, and have the opportunity to showcase important work undertaken in their field.
We encourage nominations of eligible scientists, innovators and teachers, including from under-represented groups such as women and Indigenous Australians.
Nominations open 6 February and close 9 March 2021
The Volvo Environment Prize
Awarded for: "Outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental field."
Since its inception in 1990 the Volvo Environment Prize has become one of the scientific world’s most respected environmental awards.
The Prize is awarded by an independent foundation, instituted in 1988. 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 laureate or laureates.
Laureates represent all fields of environmental and sustainability studies and initiatives.
Nominations for the 2022 prize closes 10 January 2022.
Wolf Prizes in Science and Art
WOLF PRIZE in the SCIENCES and ARTS are awarded since 1978 to outstanding artists and scientists for their achievements for the benefit of mankind and brotherly relations among peoples, regardless of nationality, race, color, religion, sex or political views.
The scientific categories of the prize include Medicine, Agriculture, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. The Prize’s art categories include Painting and Sculpting, Music and Architecture. The prize laureates are selected by international Jury Committees which comprise world-renowned professionals from all over the world.
Nominations for the 2021 prize closes 30 September 2020.