The Dan David Prize is a joint international initiative endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University.
Three prizes of US$ 1,000,000 each are awarded annually for achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world. Each year fields are chosen within the three Time Dimensions – Past, Present and Future. The theme chosen for 2017 is archaeology and the natural sciences.
One of the features of the prize encourages the laureates to donate ten per cent of the prize as scholarships to outstanding young researchers, doctoral and postdoctoral students, studying topics related to the chosen fields.
The Dan David Prize is awarded to individuals and institutions with proven, exceptional excellence and contribution to humanity in the sciences, arts, humanities, public service and business.
Complete information about the call for nominations and scholarships can be found at: http://www.dandavidprize.org/