World Food Prize

The World Food Prize has come to be known as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture” and aims to recognize and inspire breakthrough achievements in feeding the world. The prize is awarded to individuals who have improved the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world.

Award/Prize amount: $250,000
Application/Nomination information: Nominations are restricted. See website for more information.
Agency deadline: May
Internal/Campus deadline: February
Illinois campus contact: provostawards@illinois.edu
Additional information: WFP Website

Illinois Recipients