Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

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VPR Internal Deadline
8/1/14

Funding Agency Deadline
9/12/14

Funding or Award Criteria
“…awarded for any one of the following: 1) The protection, maintenance, improvement or understanding of an ecological or an environmental condition anywhere in the world; 2) The discovery, further development, improvement, or understanding of known or new sources of energy; or 3) Medical discoveries or achievements with such worldwide implications that they significantly benefit environmental aspects of human health.”

Eligibility
Living individuals or public or private institutions of any nation, are eligible for nomination.  Nominees will be considered for three years.

Applicable Field(s)
Environmental science, environmental health and energy conferring great benefit upon mankind.

# of Nominees Allowed
All who qualify according to award guidelines

VPR Required Documents

  1. One-page statement of accomplishments;
  2. Nominee's CV;
  3. Contact information for three or more letters of recommendation;
  4. List of three to five additional names and contact information of individuals who might be contacted by the Tyler Executive Committee.

Notes
For more information, please contact Liza Scarborough at 471-2877, or liza@austin.utexas.edu.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance:
Prof. Eric Pianka, Integrative Biology