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Sophie Foundation - Sophie Prize (for Environment and Sustainable Development) - - Nominations Requested

Synopsis:

The Sophie Prize is an international award (US $ 100,000), for environment and sustainable development, awarded annually. The Sophie Prize is established to inspire people working towards a sustainable future. The Prize was established in 1997 by the Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder and his wife Siri Dannevig.

Voluntary organisations, independent research institutions and individual’s worldwide, with knowledge or interest in environment and/or sustainable development or other closely related topics, can nominate candidates for the Sophie Prize.

The Sophie Prize is awarded to one or several persons, or an organisation, which has created awareness of alternatives to modern-day development and/or initiated such alternatives in a pioneering or particularly inventive manner.

Nominations Due: Nov. 15

The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency's website:
http://sophieprize.org/

Disciplinary Category:
Environmental & Life Sciences.

Numerical value: $100,000

Deadlines:
External Deadline: 11/15/2013

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Last updated 9/16/2013