The Heineken Prizes

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) is now accepting nominations for its prestigious Heineken Prizes for 2008. The five Heineken Prizes are awarded to scientists or scholars who have made their mark in the fields of biochemistry and biophysics, medicine, the environmental sciences, history and cognitive sciences. Each prize is worth USD 150,000.

The Academy selects the winners after receiving nominations from around the world. Candidates may be nominated by either an organisation or an individual researcher.

The deadline for nominations is 1 January 2008.

The Heineken Prizes are funded by the Dr H.P. Heineken Foundation and the Alfred Heineken Fondsen Foundation.

You will find the nomination forms and more information about the prizes on website: