The highlight of the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize honours outstanding contributions by individuals or organisations towards solving the world’s water problems by applying innovative technologies, policies programmes which benefit humanity.
This prestigious international award is named after Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, whose foresight and leadership has enabled Singapore to attain a sustainable water supply.
The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize laureate receives S$300,000, a certificate, and a gold medallion at the award ceremony held during SIWW. The Singapore Millennium Foundation (SMF), a philanthropic body supported by Temasek Holdings, is the sponsor of the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize.
Call for Nominations - Open for 2016
Singapore International Water Week calls for nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016. Qualified parties, such as leaders of international water companies and water utilities, top academics in water research, policy and management, heads of international organisations, members of government, or distinguished individuals in the water field are welcome to submit nominations.
All nominations will undergo two rounds of rigorous selection. The Nominating Committee will thoroughly evaluate all submitted nominations and make their recommendations to the Water Prize Council, which will then decide on the prize winner.
Nominations close on 15 May 2015, Friday, 6pm (+8 GMT).
To submit nominations, please click here.
For more information, please contact
Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Secretariat
40 Scotts Road, #22-01, Environment Building