Announcement for 2022

Applications for research prizes and grants in accordance with article 7a may only be made subsequent to announcement, as explained below.


The academic prizes and research project funding are announced in January each year. In March of the same year, the winners and recipients are awarded their prizes and funding at a dedicated ceremony in the University of Oslo Aula.

The announcements for the next year’s awards are made in April each year. The full announcement text and requirements for nominations and applications for next year’s awards can be accessed by clicking the links below.

For 2022, the International research prize and the National prizes for excellence in teaching are announced. Announcement of funds for research support nationally and Nordic, is not made for 2022.

A full announcement is sent out as a PDF attachment each year.


The Olav Thon Foundation’s International Research Award for Mathematics/Natural Sciences and Medicine 2022

Announcement International Research 2022 (english, PDF, 327 kB)

The Olav Thon Foundation’s National academic prizes within Mathematics, the Natural Sciences and Medicine

Announcement National Academic Prize 2022 (Norwegian, PDF, 185 kB)

Deadline for submission: September 15 2021. Applies to all announcements.