Tang Prize

Tang Prize in Sustainable Development

Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science

Tang Prize in Sinology

Tang Prize in Rule of Law

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Funding or Award Criteria
The Tang Prize in Sustainable Development recognizes innovation in, and application of science and technology in fields such as engineering and construction, energy, environment and ecology, which have contributed to human society and the sustainable development of the earth.

The Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science recognizes those who have conducted original research leading to significant advances towards preventing, diagnosing, and treating major human diseases.

The Tang Prize in Sinology recognizes scholars who have made important contributions in the field of Sinology, which the Committee recognizes in its broadest sense, awarding research on China and its related fields, such as Chinese thought, history, philology, linguistics, archaeology, philosophy, religion, traditional canons, literature, and art (excluding literary and art works).

The Tang Prize in Rule of Law recognizes individual(s) or institution(s) who have made significant contributions to the rule of law, not only in terms of the advancement of legal theory or practice, but also in the realization of the rule of law in contemporary societies through the influences or inspiration of the work of the candidate(s).


Applicable Field(s)
Engineering and construction, energy, environment and ecology, Chinese studies, biopharmaceutical science, law.

Number of Nominees Allowed
One nominee in each of the four prize categories.  Depending on the substance, in one nomination up to three candidates may be jointly nominated to share the award.

VPR Required Documents
1. Completed nomination form:

2. List of three references and complete contact information (only for Sustainable Development prize).

For more information, contact Liza Scarborough at 512-471-2877 or liza@austin.utexas.edu.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance