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2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (£500,000 prize)

2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (£500,000 prize)

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a global prize that celebrates the successes of modern engineering. With QEPrize winners selected from across the world, such an international prize requires a truly international trophy.

Every year, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering trophy is found through the ‘Create the Trophy’ competition. The competition gives young people aged 14-24 the opportunity to get involved, testing their design skills using the latest in 3D-design technology. The winner receives a high-end laptop, a model of their trophy, and the opportunity to see their 3D printed winning design presented to the winners of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering in London, UK. In addition, the winning trophy will also go on display in the Engineers gallery at the Science Museum, which showcases engineering innovations through the lens of the QEPrize.


QEPrize Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

Application DeadlineJune 8, 2024
Value£500,000
Funding TypePartially Funded
TypeContest
SponsorQueen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Foundation
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of QEPrize Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

The £500,000 prize is the world’s most prestigious engineering accolade, awarded to up to ten engineers responsible for a bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation of global benefit to humanity.

Requirements for QEPrize Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

Entry to the prize is open to any living individual (or up to 10 individuals) of any nationality who are personally responsible for a groundbreaking innovation in engineering which has been of benefit to humanity.

Selection Process

Criteria

The judges will use these criteria to select the winner, or winners, of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering:

  • What is it that this person has done (or up to ten people have done) that is a ground-breaking innovation in engineering?
  • In what way has this innovation been of global benefit to humanity?
  • Is there anyone else who might claim to have had a pivotal role in this development?

Timeline

  • The closing date to submit your nomination(s) is 8 June 2024
  • The deadline for referees to submit supporting statements is 9 August 2024
  • The winner(s) of the QEPrize will be announced on 4 February 2025 and further details will be released closer to the time

All information that you provide will be treated with the utmost confidence.

Application Deadline

June 8, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Foundation on nominations.qeprize.org to apply

Please read the Prize Rules & Conditions before starting your nomination.

  • Nominations will be managed online.
  • Nominees will receive an email informing them of the nomination.
  • Referees will be invited to support the nomination, entering their references on the website.
  • Completed, eligible nominations will go forward to the judges.

Nominations Checklist

  • Does the innovation have global impact?
  • Can you identify up to 10 engineers responsible?
  • Do you have enough information to write a case for nomination?
  • Are you able to identify at least 2 people who are familiar enough with the innovation to act as referees?

 For more details,visit QEPrize website


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