Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement -- Call for Nominations

Funding Agency:
University of Southern California

The John and Alice Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is awarded for scientific work on the environment, energy, and health, resulting in important benefits for humanity. The Prize is endowed by gifts from the John and Alice Tyler Charitable Trusts, and awardees are chosen annually by the Executive Committee. The University of Southern California is the administrator of the Tyler Prize.

The fundamental objective of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is to recognize outstanding contributions to:

  • Protection, maintenance, improvement, or understanding of an ecological or an environmental condition;
  • Discovery, development, or improvement of sustainable sources of energy; and
  • Understanding of, or improvements to, planetary health.

Deadline for Nominations: Aug. 11, 2023


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Eligibility Requirements

Persons or institutions making nominations should be knowledgeable about how their nominee’s accomplishments fit with the criteria above.

Multiple nominations from a single nominator or self-nominations are not accepted.  Nominees are retained for a period of three years.



Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

August 11, 2023