Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

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266000 $

Presentation

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.

PSIPW offers five distinctive prizes every two years, giving recognition to scientists, researchers and inventors around the world for pioneering work that addresses the problem of water scarcity in creative and effective ways.

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PSIPW offers five distinctive prizes every two years, giving recognition to scientists, researchers and inventors around the world for pioneering work that addresses the problem of water scarcity in creative and effective ways.

There are four Specialized Prizes, each worth US $ 133,000. Individuals and research teams may nominate themselves for any of these prizes: 

  • Surface Water Prize - covering every aspect of the study & development of surface water resources.
  • Groundwater Prize - covering every aspect of the study & development of groundwater resources.
  • Alternative Water Resources Prize - covering desalination, wastewater treatment & other non - traditional water sources.
  • Water Management & Protection Prize - covering the use management & protection of water resources.

Then, there is Creativity Prize. Worth US$ 266,000, it is awarded for interdisciplinary work that represents a major scientific breakthrough in any water-related field. Universities and other organizations may nominate scientists and researchers for this prize. 

 

Criterias

Award Creativity Prize Value $ 266,000 

  • Nominators : Universities, University departments, research institutes, companies, water organizations and agencies
  • Candidates : Scientists and researchers
  • Eligible Works : Published research papers, published books and registered patents within the past 5 years

Award Specialized Prizes Value $ 133,000 

  • Nominators : Self-nomination
  • Candidates : Scientists and researchers
  • Eligible Works : Published research papers, published books and registered patents within the past 5 years

http://www.worldwatercouncil.org/sites/default/files/Press/psipw_9th_brochure_4pp_a4_for_web.pdf