Kyoto Prize

The Kyoto Prize is an international award to honor those who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of mankind. The Prize is presented annually in each of the following three categories: Advanced Technology, Basic Sciences, and Arts and Philosophy.

Award/Prize amount: $485,000
Application/Nomination information: Nominations are by invitation only.
Agency deadline: September
Internal/Campus deadline: N/A
Illinois campus contact:
Additional information: Kyoto Prize Website

Illinois Recipients