General Information

  • Nominees for the Dan David Prize may be individuals or organizations. 
  • The individual or institution being nominated has made a singular achievement or a series of achievements and continues to make a unique, profound contribution to humanity, on a global scale, in one of the selected fields for the year in which the nomination is being made.
  • The Dan David Prize is granted according to merit, without discrimination based on gender, race, religion, nationality or political affiliation.
  • Laureates in each selected field are chosen by the Dan David Prize Board, based on the recommendations of International Review Committees comprised of world-renowned experts in the relevant fields.
  • The Dan David Prize Board may select more than one laureate for each field if their achievements are considered to be of equal merit and impact in the relevant field.
  • Joint nominations of up to 3 candidates may be submitted.
  • Nominations must be submitted to the Dan David Prize, as detailed on the Dan David Prize Nomination Form.
  • If a nominee is awarded the Dan David Prize, the right to this prize is not transferable.
  • An individual or organization can only receive the Dan David Prize once for the same achievement and/or contribution.
  • Anyone can nominate an individual or organization for the Dan David Prize. The only restriction is self-nomination.
  • Self-nominations, including nominations for organizations in which the nominator is currently employed or serves as an officer, are not accepted.
  • Prize winners are required to participate in the Award Ceremony and the Attendant Events.


Nomination Form Information 

  • The nomination process must be completed online via the Dan David Prize website.
  • The Nomination Form and all documentation must be submitted in English only.
  • For inquiries, please contact, Tel: +972-3-6406614/5.


The following is required to complete the Nomination Application process:

Nominee's Details

  • Personal and professional details
  • Summary of nominee’s achievements

Attachments (Supported formats: doc|rtf|docx|pdf, max size: 5MB)

  • A detailed description of the nominee’s work (1-2 pages), stipulating reasons why the nominee merits the Dan David Prize. Reference should be made to the importance of the work, its impact and its projected influence in the relevant field.
  • A full Curriculum Vitae of the nominee or a detailed prospectus when nominating an organization (if available)
  • A list of the nominee’s most relevant publications or projects stating full bibliographical details (if available)
  • Other relevant information


Joint Nominations

The Dan David Prize accepts joint nominations of up to three candidates. To complete this nomination, each of the nominees' personal and professional details are required, together with a summary and detailed description of their joint work.


Confirmation of successful submission is provided electronically and a copy of the nomination material will be sent to the nominator by email.