Research Management Group (RMG)

LUI Chi Woo Prize-Prize for World Civilization

**Limited $2.56M distinguished achievement award. Only one nomination for each of the three categories is permitted from Stanford, therefore, a university-wide internal selection process is required. See the purpose and prize categories below. **


# of nominations:   Stanford has been invited to submit one (1) nomination for each of the three Prizes (see prize categories >>


Internal Dean of Research Office deadline: Tues., Dec. 4, 2018, 5 p.m. (see the internal selection process below)
Per the letter of invitation sent to the President, nominations must be submitted by Jan. 15, 2019

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Previous laureates

Amount of the prize:
Each awardee will receive a cash award of HK$20 million (equivalent to approximately US$2.56 million), a certificate and a trophy.There are three Prizes for the three objectives of the LUI Che Woo Prize (each a “Prize Category”) every year. If there is no appropriate awardee for any Prize Category in any particular year, no Prize will be awarded for that Prize Category in that year.

Purpose and Prize Categories:
The Board of Governors is the governing body of LUI Che Woo Prize Limited (“the Prize Company”), a charitable company limited by guarantee incorporated in Hong Kong. The Prize Company is led and supervised by the Board of Governors.

Unlike other international prizes which have specific fields, the LUI Che Woo Prize is a new and prestigious international accolade awarded to individuals or organisations who have displayed remarkable achievements towards the three objectives of the Prize thereby contributing to world civilisation. Thus, the coverage of the LUI Che Woo Prize is very broad, the recipients not being limited to academics and scientists. The LUI Che Woo Prize recognises accomplishments beneficial to mankind and also encourages the continuation of that work for which its laureates have been chosen. It transcends all boundaries of nations and sows seeds for the continuous development of a better and harmonious world.

The LUI Che Woo Prize aims to recognise and honour individuals or organisations all over the world with outstanding achievements and contributions in respect of the following three objectives:




By Dec. 4, 2018, 5 p.m., please send one PDF file containing the following in the order listed below via email attachment to:

Jeanne Heschele
Limited Submission Program Coordinator Vice Provost and Dean of Research Office
Funding Opportunity Administrator, Research Management Group-School of Medicine

File name: Last Name_LUI_Che_Woo_Prize.pdf

1) Title page
Name of this program: 2019 LUI Che Woo Prize
Prize category (indicate one) :
Sustainability Prize
Welfare Betterment Prize
Positive Energy Prize
Name of nominee: title, department, email address, phone number
Name of Nominator: title, department, email address, phone number

2) Recommendation letter addressed to the Dean of Research Office limited program internal review committee from the nominee’s department chair that includes:
Please give a brief summary of why the nominee should receive a Prize.
Please include a statement clearly setting out:
– the outstanding works, accomplishments or contributions of the nominee;
– the impact that the nominee has made in their particular field.

4) Biosketch of the nominee

Selection Process
Your nomination packets will be reviewed by the Dean of Research Limited Program Internal Review Committee members. That committee will select the one nominee in each of the three prize categories to represent the university.



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