What does Abarca Prize
What does the prize consist of?
How can I submit my application?
The presentation of nominations have been made by third parties, that is, persons or entities other than the person being nominated.
Who can nominate someonefor the Abarca Prize?
Do the submissions need to be in a certain language?
Who selects the winner?
When will the winner ofthe Abarca Prize be announced?
The winner will be announced on the first week of the coming month of October.
When will the prize-givingceremony take place?
The award ceremony will take place in October in Madrid (Spain).
How will the recipient ceremony be held?
What does the nomination process involve?
The period for the first stage of the nomination process has been opened from February 15 until 2:00 p.m. (Spanish time) on May 31, 2023. Individuals or entities have submitted a letter of intent explaining the reasons why the applicant qualifies for the prize, in accordance with the values of the prize.
Once the deadline for submissions has passed Fundación de Investigación HM Hospitales will evaluate the fulfilment of the requirements, as well as the suitability of the applicants. A committee of experts, composed of members of an impartial nature, will determine the final selection to be presented to the jury, which will include a maximum of 5 applications.
Can a person who has already been proposed in a previous edition be nominated again?
How do I know if my application is among the 5 finalists?
Who will evaluatethe submitted application?
In the first stage, a committee of experts, made up by members of impartial nature, will be responsible for evaluating the applications and select those 5 projects that have contributed to improving the health of people in a transcendental manner. In the second stage, these projects will be sent to the jury of the III Edition of Abarca Prize, so that they can select the winning project under their best criteria and knowledge.
Is it possible to nominatesomeone posthumously?
No, it is not possible to nominate someone posthumously. This is one of the basic requirements set out in the prize’s terms and conditions.
If a group of researchers is responsible for a particularly important discovery, can the whole group be nominated for Abarca Prize?
Can someone who is not currently practicing medicine apply?