Nominations are now closed for the Royal Academy of Engineering Prince Philip Medal 2020. 

The award will reopen in 2021. 

The medal is awarded biennially to an engineer of any nationality who has made an exceptional contribution to engineering as a whole through practice, management or education.

The recipient of the Prince Philip Medal will be selected by the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Awards Committee.

The Medal will normally be awarded biennially. The Medal will not be awarded if in any year the Academy so decides.

The Award will consist of a medal.

Nominations must provide the following information:

  • Particulars of the Nominee.
  • Citation of not more than 500 words describing the Nominee's achievements.
  • Curriculum vitae of not more than two pages should be attached, relevant to the award.
  • Letters of support from two referees.  At least one of the referees should be from outside the Nominee's organisation.  The Nominator should not be one of the referees. 

Self-nominations are not accepted, however, if you are interested in this award but do not know of anyone to nominate you please contact the Academy.

Only completed nominations will be considered. Please ensure that the nomination form is complete with CV and letters of support at the time of submission.

Each nominator can submit no more than three nominations in any one year for the award.

Submissions are now closed and will reopen in September 2020.

The Academy is committed to diversity and welcomes nominations and nominees from women and other groups who are currently under-represented across engineering, as well as recognising the full breadth of engineering.

Please direct any queries with respect to your nomination to or telephone 020 7766 0607.