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Online Nomination Portal
Please read the nomination guidelines carefully before making your nomination.
Call for Nominations: March 1 – June 15, 2023
If you have any questions about the nomination process, please check the FAQ for your convenience. For further inquiries, please contact

The 2023 WLA Prize Nomination Portal has been officially closed. Thank you for your participation and support.

The Announcement of the 2023 WLA Prize laureates is set for late August or early September. Please stay tuned for further updates on the Prize.

Nomination Guidelines:

Thank you for your interest in the 2023 WLA Prize!

Please go through the following information before submitting your nomination.

1.Eligibility Criteria

The nominee must:

· be recognized for their scientific excellence by the international scientific community;

· work in any area of Computer Science or Mathematics, and of Life Science or Medicine;

· not be a previous winner of the Nobel Prize, the Turing Award, the Abel Prize, the Lasker Award, the Canada Gairdner International Award or the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences;

· There are no age or nationality limitations.


a.About the nominator

The WLA Prize welcomes nominations from across the globe. The nominator of the 2023 WLA Prize should be an individual. It is suggested that the organization/institution/department/company find a suitable nominator to submit the nomination. Self-nominations and nominations from family members are not allowed.

(Family members refer to spouse, parents, children, brothers and sisters, paternal grandparents and maternal grandparents, paternal grandchildren and maternal grandchildren.)

b.About the nomination

The 2023 WLA Prize in each category can be awarded to an individual or co-awardees of up to 4. A nominator can propose up to 4 nominees. A nominator can nominate individuals, or a group of individuals whose work individually or collectively contributes to a discovery/breakthrough/achievement/idea/area.

c.About the Nomination Portal

Please submit your nomination and required materials for the WLA Prize via our official Nomination Portal.

d.About the nomination materials

A nomination is only considered valid and complete if it includes all the following information and documents:

· a duly completed Nomination Form (please fill out all fields under instructions);

· a CV of the nominator;

· a CV per nominee;

· a minimum of three (3) and a maximum of five (5) supporting letters;

· a list of the most significant publications of the nominee(s), up to 10 publications per individual or up to 20 publications per co-nomination (DOIs preferable);

· a maximum of ten (10) other documents that you believe will support your nomination, including but not limited to autobiography, patents granted to nominees, biography or media coverage (optional);

· All nomination documents must be written in English;

· The nominator should read and accept the Letter of Commitment and the Privacy Policy. By submitting the nomination, the nominator shall be deemed to know and accept the entire Letter of Commitment and Privacy Policy.

Nominations are valid for three years after they have been submitted successfully. For instance, your nomination(s) for the 2023 WLA Prize will stay valid until 31/12/2025 without the need of repeated submissions.

*Your nomination(s) for the 2022 WLA Prize will stay valid until 31/12/2024 and thus be automatically submitted for this year's selection. If you want to make edits to your previous nominations, please use the Nomination Portal to resubmit the nomination. If the same nominator submitted multiple times, the last valid version of nomination before deadline shall prevail.


· Call for Nominations: March 1–June 15, 2023. Nominations for the 2023 WLA Prize will close on 24:00 (GMT+8) on June 15, 2023, subject to the receipt time on the official website.

· The WLA Prize Laureates Announcement: Late August/Early September, 2023, subject to actual progress.

· The WLA Prize Award Ceremony: Expected November, 2023, subject to actual progress.

Please note: The WLA Prize nomination and selection do not require any payment. Should you encounter any suspicious request for remittance or purchase of materials under the name of the WLA Prize, please do not fall for such fraud.

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