Wolf Prize

Since 1978, five or six prizes have been awarded annually in the Sciences. Prize fields comprise: agriculture, chemistry, mathematics, medicine and physics. In the Arts, the prize rotates annually among agriculture, music, painting and sculpture.

The prize in each field consists of a certificate and a monetary award of $100,000. In the event of two or three recipients sharing the prize, the honorarium is divided equally. To date, a total of 253 scientists and artists from 23 countries have been honored. Laureates receive their awards from the President of the State of Israel. The prize presentation takes place at a special ceremony at the Knesset Building (Israel┬┤s Parliament), in Jerusalem.


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