Queen Elizabeth Prize 2024 for Engineering
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering 2024: The Queen Elizabeth Prize (QEPrize) is delighted to declare the commencement of the nomination process for the 2024 group of the QEPrize, open to the general public. This esteemed prize, worth £500,000, stands as the most prestigious global recognition in the field of engineering. It is bestowed upon approximately five engineers who have made remarkable contributions through a daring and revolutionary innovation in engineering, with the aim of benefiting the world across various sectors of the profession.
Presented biennially, the QEPrize serves as a means of endorsing and providing support to engineers who have successfully pioneered technologies or innovations that contribute to addressing the numerous societal challenges on a global scale.
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Foundation is a prestigious institution that recognizes and celebrates outstanding engineering achievements. Established in 2011, the foundation aims to raise public awareness about the vital role that engineers play in addressing global challenges and improving the quality of life for people worldwide. The prize is awarded every two years to individuals or teams who have made exceptional contributions to engineering innovation that has had a significant impact on society. By highlighting the importance of engineering and honoring groundbreaking advancements, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Foundation inspires future generations to pursue careers in this critical field and promotes the pursuit of innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.
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Grant Sponsor(s): Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Foundation
Grant to be taken at: UK
Grant level: Professionals
Grant Amount: £500,000 awarded to five engineers
Subject Eligibility: Engineering
Nationality: The grant is for applicants all over the world.
Requirements and Eligibility Criteria for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering:
- Applicants must be engineers who have brought innovation to the engineering profession. The innovation must have a global impact.
- Applicants must be able to show how their innovations has solved the challenges of the society globally.
- Applicants who are successful must be willing to act as ambassadors of the Engineering Prize.
Application Procedure for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (How to Nominate):
To submit a complete nomination, interested individuals should access the nomination portal and provide all the required details. Applicants will be prompted to explain how the innovation being nominated aligns with the judging criteria, specify the engineer(s) responsible for the innovation, and furnish the names of two referees who possess sufficient expertise to support the nomination.
In cases where limited information is available regarding an innovation, but there is a belief that it is groundbreaking and has already demonstrated significant benefits to humanity, please provide as much information as possible. This information will be utilized to conduct further inquiries to determine the suitability of the suggestion and, if appropriate, to prepare a comprehensive nomination.
Application Deadline: 15th July
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