Application deadline: 25 September 2016
Apply: 2017 Stockholm Water Prize
Description: The Laureate receives global acknowledgement and visibility, a specially designed sculpture, and USD 150,000. He or she also has the privilege of presenting a lecture during the Opening Plenary of the World Water Week in Stockholm.
Over the years, Stockholm Water Prize Laureates have represented a broad range of water-related activities, professions and scientific disciplines from all over the world.
The Stockholm Water Prize Committee carefully reviews all nominations and recommends a Laureate to the Board of the Stockholm International Water Institute, which makes the final decision. The Laureate is announced each March, usually in conjunction with the UN World Water Day.
Stockholm Water Prize was founded by the Stockholm Water Foundation, and is supported by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the International Water Association, the Water Environment Federation and the City of Stockholm. The Founders of the Stockholm Water Prize are united in their conviction towards a water wise world.