Call for Nominations

The General Secreatariat of the Prince Salman Award for Disability Research is pleased to announce that it is extending the nomination period for the Award in its first cycle (2009-2012) for an additional year.

The Award will be bestowed on researchers who have contributed to the field of disability and who have had a significant impact on it, in addition to fulfilling the conditions stated in Article 6 of the Award's byelaws. Nominations will be accepted solely from local, regioanl, and international research and scientific organizations; societies and agencies dealing with disabled individuals; and academic departments, faculties, and universities. Nominations from individuals will not be accepted.

The Award will be granted in the following three disability research topics:

1. Health and Medical Sciences.

2. Pedagogical and Educational Sciences.

3. Rehabilitative and Social Sciences.

The winners will be invidted to Saudi Arabia to participate in a special awards ceremony where each winner will receive a certificate attesting the endeavors that led to to his or her nomination, a gold medallion, and a SR250,000 prize.

Further information regarding the award, documents needed, submission form and submission process can be obtained from this website or by conacting us at or mailing us at P.O. Box 94682, Riyadh 11614, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The deadline for receiving nominations is 28/02/2013.