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Gulbenkian Prize is a series of prizes awarded annually by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The main Gulbenkian Prize was established in 1976 as the Gulbenkian Science Prize awarded to Portuguese individuals and organizations.
Starting 2012, the Foundation started giving a special international Prize funded by an annual award of EUR100,000 each in the field of human rights called Calouste Gulbenkian Prize on Human Rights.
The Gulbenkian Science Prize has now been restructured and is known as Gulbenkian Prizes on Cohesion, Knowledge and Sustainability and three prizes are awarded in each of the fields
Gulbenkian Science Prize
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The Gulbenkian Science Prize (in Portuguese: Prémio Calouste Gulbenkian de Ciência e Tecnologia) established in 1976 is an annual award to Portuguese nationals or those whose work has been carried out in Portugal. From 2007 to 2011 it was given in four categories, awarded annually every four years: Basic Sciences (Mathematics and Computing Sciences); Physical Sciences; Life Sciences; and Social and Human Sciences. The prize was worth 50,000 Euros (previously EUR25,000).
In 2011 a new prize (EUR100,000 for the first prize, EUR50,000 for the other four) was awarded for five disciplines: Intercultural and Environmental Dialogue; Arts; Science; Charity; and Education.
In 2017 three new categories were announced: Knowledge, Sustainability, and Cohesion, with prizes of EUR50,000 each.
Gulbenkian Prizes on Cohesion, Knowledge and Sustainability
Three annual awards given to individuals and non-profit private legal entities which have distinguished themselves in Portugal in the defence and promotion of Cohesion, Knowledge and Sustainability. Three annual awards are given one in each field of the categories of the prize
Cohesion category - Artistic Musical Society of Pousos
Knowledge category - Portuguese Mathematics Society
Sustainability category - Association of Douro Valley Viticulture Development (ADVID)
Cohesion category - É uma Casa, Lisboa Housing First
Knowledge category - O Espaço do Tempo
Sustainability category - Coopérnico Cooperative
Calouste Gulbenkian Prize on Human Rights
An international annual prize awarded to individuals and non-profit private legal entities which have distinguished themselves internationally in the defence and promotion of Human Rights on the issue of freedom of expression, information and press. Winners were:
Other awards by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Vasco Vilalva Prize
Established in 2009, this is an annual prize of 50,000 euros, awarded to exemplary Portuguese projects displaying interventions in movable and immovable property of cultural value that stimulate the preservation and recovery of the heritage. The award is named after Vasco Vilalva [pt] (1913-1975), a Portuguese philanthropist and patron.
Branquinho da Fonseca Prize
Award is a literary prize that aims to encourage the emergence of young writers between the ages of 15 and 30.
Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity
Established in 2020, the first EUR1-million Prize for Humanity will be awarded in July 2020 and is aimed at distinguishing people or institutions fighting climate change.