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Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 – Call for Nominations

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altThe Singapore National Water Agency has announced acceptance of nominations for the prestigious global water accolade, ‘Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020’. The Prize honours outstanding contributions made by individuals or organizations towards solving the world’s water challenges by developing or applying innovative technologies, policies or programmes which benefit humanity. The winner of the 2020 edition of the Prize will be formally announced and honoured at ‘Singapore International Water Week 2020’ and will receive a gold medallion, a certificate, S$300,000 and wide international acclaim in a highlight award ceremony. Please refer to the attached brochure for more details (Annex I).   

The National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka (NSF) calls for applications from prospective applicants in Sri Lanka to be nominated for the said Prize.


Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic versions (in MS Word format) of the following documents by an email to the Director General of the NSF ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) with a copy to the Head/International Liaison Division ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by 14th June 2019 at the latest.

1)      Nomination Form (Annex II)

2)      Citation Document (Annex III)

3)      Detailed CV (with photo) emphasizing work relevant to the Prize  

The NSF being the nominator, will then nominate suitable candidates to the ‘Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Nominating Committee’ for their consideration. Please note that the self-nominations made directly to the Nominating Committee will not be accepted.

More information available at:

For clarifications, please contact International Liaison Division through 011-220-9507.

Application is considered complete only if it includes all of the documents specified above and otherwise will be rejected.

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