Albert Einstein World Award of Science

The Albert Einstein World Award of Science was created as a means of recognition and encouragement for scientific and technological research and development. It takes into special consideration research which has brought true benefit and well-being to mankind. The winner of the award is elected by the Interdisciplinary Committee, which is composed of world-renowned scientists, among them several Nobel laureates.

Value: USD 10,000

Eligibility: Nominees should be eminent scientists whose achievements can serve as inspiration for future generations. Considerations will be given to individuals or institutions in one of the Life Sciences, such as Neuroscience, Earth Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine or Chemistry; or in one of the Natural Sciences such as Physics, Mathematics or Astronomy. The prize is awarded every year.

Note: These are institutional nominations. Institutional Strategic Awards (ISA) coordinates the internal selection of nominees. To promote equity, diversity and inclusion, departments and faculties should ensure that all eligible candidates are considered and given the opportunity to self-identify. To recommend a candidate to the President’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Honours and Prizes, please submit a candidate suggestion form at least three months in advance of the external deadline. For more information, please contact


Upcoming Deadlines

January 23, 2024January 23, 2024 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Albert Einstein World Award of Science Recognizes and encourages scientific and technological research and development. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.