Call for 2019 Nominations


The World Cultural Council is now accepting nominations for the “Albert Einstein” and the “Leonardo da Vinci” 2019 Awards.

Nominees for the “Albert Einstein” World Award of Science should be eminent scientists whose achievements can serve as an inspiration for future generations. Considerations will be given to individuals or institutions in one of the Life Sciences, such as Neuroscience, Earth Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine or Chemistry; or in one of the Natural Sciences such as Physics, Mathematics or Astronomy. The prize is awarded every year.

A candidate for the “Leonardo da Vinci” World Awards of Arts should be a renowned artist, sculptor, painter, writer, poet, cinematographer, photographer, architect, musician or other performing, creative or visionary artist, whose work constitutes a significant contribution to the artistic legacy of the world. The prize is awarded every second year.

Self-nominations are not accepted. Renomination is possible and encouraged.

For more than three decades the World Cultural Council has been recognizing individuals that have made exceptional achievements in science, education and the arts, seeking to encourage the use of these fields to further the well-being of humanity, with the final objective to promoting tolerance, peace and fraternity.

The Interdisciplinary Committee evaluates the candidates nominated for the “Albert Einstein”, the “José Vasconcelos” and the “Leonardo da Vinci” Awards. Prizes are given to those whose work has had a significantly positive impact on the cultural legacy of mankind. The high level of the jury, comprised of world-renowned and eminent individuals in their respective fields, enhances the prestige of the awards.

“The World Cultural Council is committed to the recognition of achievements in scholarship, creativity and altruism. It believes that science, education and the arts hold the key to the future of humanity. They are the building blocks of culture.” – Professor Sir Colin Blakemore, President WCC

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