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THE HO-AM PRIZE

Home Prize and Awards The Ho-Am Prize

  • Introduction
  • Prize winners
  • Nominations

Nominations

Award Categories

Award Categories
Science Those who have made outstanding achievements in research in the area of basicscience
Engineering Those who have made outstanding achievements in the areas of engineering and technology
Medicine Those who have made outstanding achievements in the areas of medicine and pharmacy
The Arts Those who have made outstanding contributions to culture and the arts through creative activities,
exhibition and research in relevant areas
Community Service Those who have made outstanding achievements in the area of social service and thereby contributed
to the enhancement of public welfare

The Prize in each category consists of a certificate, a gold medal(187.5g) and300 mil. Korean won. In principle, prizes are awarded to one individual.
    However, more than two people may share thesame prize if their accomplishments are deemed to be equal in merit.

The Prizes in all categories are awarded to people of Korean ethnic origin.The Prize in Community Service, however, can also be awarded to
    foreigners who have made outstanding contributions to Korea and Koreans at home and abroad.

Nominators

The following persons are eligible to nominate candidate :

  • - Members of the Ho-Am Prize Committee
  • - Previous Ho-Am Prize winners and Ho-Am Prize Screening Committee members
  • - Individuals holding established positions in various occupations, associations and institution in Korea and abroad

Paper And Materials For Nomination

  • - Official nomination form and supporting documentary evidence of achievements including news articles
  • - One representative thesis and five related theses(printed in international journals) in the categories of Science,
       Engineering and Medicine

Submission Of Nominations

The Ho-Am Prize Committee will receive nominations of the Ho-Am Prize until October 31.

- On-line nomination : Nominations may be submitted using the Ho-Am Prize On-line nomination system on its website.
- Off-line nomination : Materials for nomination should be sent to the following address or e-mail.

* 6th Fl., Seocho Tower, 4, Seocho-daero 74-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-955, Korea
Tel) 82-2-2255-0453~7 Fax) 82-2-2255-0461 E-mail) hoam.foundation@samsung.com

  • - The winners of the Ho-Am Prize will be announced in major Korean dailies in April.
  • - The Presentation ceremony will be held on June

Candidate Qualifications

Potential candidates for nomination for the Ho-Am Prize may be recommended by nominators selected
by the Ho-Am Prize Committee or by other individuals who have specialized expertise in a field and who are
recognized as being qualified to nominate (individuals may not self-nominate).

In addition, candidates for nomination shall be from among the following :

  • - Korean nationals at home and abroad, and people of Korean heritage regardless of their nationality
  • - In Community Service, foreigners who contribute to the welfare of people of Korean heritage in Korea or abroad

The Ho-Am Prize is not awarded posthumously.
The deadline for recommendations is October 31 of each calendar year.

Nominators may recommend only one individual (or group) per category.
    In addition, equally qualified candidates in one field may become co-nominees.

Recommended Nominee Qualifications by Field

Academics (The Ho-Am Prizes in Science, Engineering and Medicine)

  • - Leaders in one’s respective field on the basis of clearly creative and investigative mentality, and accomplished pioneers in new fields
  • - Verified scholastic completion and widely recognized accomplishments in respective field

The Arts (The Ho-Am Prize in The Arts)

  • - Recognized creativity, research and presentation as contributions to the development of Culture and The Arts

Social Service (The Ho-Am Prize in Community Service)

  • - Distinguished contributions to the promotion of social welfare through activities and/or sacrifice in such fields as philanthropy, peace,
      the environment, and other humanistic endeavors.

Form Download

  • - Official nomination form and supporting documentary evidence of achievements including news articles
  • - One representative thesis and five related theses(printed in international journals) in the categories of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Ho-Am Prize Nomination Form(WORD) Ho-Am Prize Nomination Form(HWP)

If you are unable to download nomination form, please contact us
    e-mail : hoam.foundation@samsung.com