Frontiers of Knowledge Award (BBVA)

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, and humanities and artistic creation.

The disciplines and domains of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards are:

  • Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Biology and Biomedicine
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Ecology and Conservation Biology
  • Climate Change
  • Economics, Finance and Management
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Music and Opera

The Climate Change award recognizes both research endeavours in confronting this challenge and impactful actions informed by the best science. In Humanities and Social Sciences, the award will alternate annually between these two disciplinary domains, with this eleventh edition dedicated to the Humanities. Finally, the Music and Opera category encompasses composition, instrumental and vocal performance, musical and stage direction, and video art creation associated with musical or operatic works.

Requirements

  • Award category for which the candidate is nominated
  • Name of the nominating institution and officer/body, with the corresponding contact data (postal and e-mail address, plus landline and cell phone numbers)
  • Letter of nomination signed by the nominating officer/body
  • Candidate particulars including institutional affiliation and contact data
  • Description of the salient contributions of the candidate and reasoned arguments for the nomination (maximum of three pages, single spaced)
  • Candidate‚Äôs curriculum vitae

Deadline: June 30 of each year

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