The Stockholm Water Prize

Funding Agency:
Stockholm International Water Institute

The Stockholm Water Prize is the world´s most prestigious prize for outstanding achievements in water-related activities. It honours individuals, institutions or organisations whose work contributes broadly to the conservation and protection of water resources and to improved health of the planet´s inhabitants and ecosystems. Indeed, any water related activity is eligible because the award’s purpose is to recognise the most extraordinary body of accomplishments with great potential or proven impact.

The nominee should have made outstanding achievements of lasting significance in developed or developing countries and provided stimulation for further important work. The work should have great potential or proven impact. Please note that nominations must be submitted in English and that self-nominations or nominations made by persons closely related to the nominee are not accepted.

Deadline for Nominations: Sep. 30, 2023

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Amount Description

The prize includes a cash award of USD 150,000. The Stockholm Water Prize, a beautiful Orrefors crystal and silver sculpture, is presented annually to the prize laureate.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

September 30, 2023