Distinguished Prizes Series: The Trudeau Fellowships

In this latest entry of our distinguished awards series, we take a brief look at the prestigious Trudeau Fellowships — a series of annual awards granted by the Trudeau Foundation in recognition of academic and research excellence in the humanities and arts in Canada– a prestigious award valued at $225 000, paid over three years. The Trudeau Fellowship is considered one of the highest Canadian distinction in the humanities and arts. Trudeau Fellows are granted significant freedom to manage and use the funds for their research but are also required to undertake… Read More

World Prizes in Philosophy: The Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy

Kyoto Prize Medal, Inamori Foundation, Kyoto, Japan Click here for the official webpage. In this fourth feature of our #Prizes in Philosophy series, we take a brief look at the eminent Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy — a USD 530 000 (EUR 413 000 or 50 million yen) prize granted to a living person who has made “outstanding contributions to the progress of science, the advancement of civilization, and the enrichment and elevation of the human spirit”. The prize is divided by four fields awarded in alternating cycles, that include (i) music, (ii) arts (painting,… Read More