World Cultural Council science and education awards ($ 10,000)
The World Cultural Council invites nominations for its awards in science and education. Deadline for submitting nominees is December 9, 2013. The awards are the following:
• The Albert Einstein World Award of Science was created as a means of recognition for scientists who have accomplished scientific and technological achievements which have brought progress to science and benefit to mankind. It is awarded annually;
• The José Vasconcelos World Award of Education has been established as an acknowledgement to those who have the all important labour of teaching the underlying basis of our present civilization. The prize is awarded every other year.
Both awards consist of a Diploma, a Commemorative medal, and $ 10,000.
The World Cultural Council acknowledges individuals or institutions that have made outstanding achievements in science, education and the arts by granting the Albert Einstein World Award of Science, the José Vasconcelos World Award of Education and the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts to eminent figures whose work has had a significantly positive impact on the cultural legacy of mankind. The José Vasconcelos and the Leonardo da Vinci awards are given in alternate years.