Rolf Schock Prizes


Rolf Schock Prizes

The Rolf Schock Prizes were established and endowed by bequeath of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986). The prizes were first awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1993 and have been awarded every two years since. Each recipient currently receives SEK400,000 ("ca." US$59,000).

The Prizes are awarded in four categories and decided by committees of three of the Swedish Royal Academies:

*Logic and Philosophy (decided by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)
*Mathematics (decided by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)
*Visual Arts (decided by the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts)
*Musical Arts (decided by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music)

Laureates in Logic and Philosophy

Laureates in Musical Arts

See also

*Nobel Prize
*Right Livelihood Award
*Polar Music Prize
*Fields Medal
*Nevanlinna Prize
*Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
*List of prizes, medals, and awards

External links

* [http://www.kva.se/ Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences]
* [http://www.kva.se/KVA_Root/swe/_news/detail.asp?NewsId=352 Press Release 2003] ("in Swedish")


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