Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is the premier award for environmental science, environmental health and energy conferring great benefit upon mankind. Through their work, Tyler Laureates have focused worldwide attention on environmental problems by their discoveries and the solutions that resulted. Tyler Laureates receive a $200,000 annual prize and are presented a commemorative medallion at ceremonies in Los Angeles. The awardees are selected and awarded annually by the Executive Committee.

Award/Prize amount: $200,000
Application/Nomination information: Nominations are restricted. See website for more information.
Agency deadline: September
Internal/Campus deadline: July
Illinois campus contact: provostawards@illinois.edu
Additional information: Tyler Prize Website

Illinois Recipients

RecipientDepartmentAward Year
May BerenbaumEntomology2011