Deadline: 31 October 2015
Open to: individuals, multi-disciplinary teams or community groups with an objective to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges
Prize: USD 100,000 for winner, two finalists will receive USD 25,000 each
The St Andrews Prize for the Environment is an environmental initiative by the University of St Andrews in Scotland, which attracts scholars of international repute and carries out world-class teaching and research, and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips. Recognising significant contributions to environmental conservation since its launch in 1998, the prize has attracted over 4,000 entries from around the world on a wide range of diverse topics including biodiversity, sustainable development, urban regeneration, recycling, health, water and waste issues and renewable energy. The submissions for the prize are assessed by eminent trustees from science, industry, and government.
The primary objective of the prize is to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges. The solutions should be practical, scalable and able to be replicated in other places, combining good science, economic reality and political acceptability. The prize offers people from all backgrounds around the world the chance to help transform their environmental ideas into reality and also provides a network of connections and support.
Individuals, multi-disciplinary teams or community groups with an objective to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges from all over the world.
Winner will receive USD 100,000 the two finalist will receive USD 25,000 each.
In order to enter the competition you should fill in the online application form latest by 31 October 2015.
For more information please visit the official website.