UofL presents the annual prizes for outstanding ideas or work in music composition, world order, psychology and education and gives a fifth religion prize jointly with Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

This year’s awards are $100,000 each.

Recipients will be named on the following schedule:

Music Composition: Dec. 1

Ideas Improving World Order: Dec. 2

Psychology: Dec. 3

Education: Dec. 4

Religion: Dec. 5

UofL graduate and philanthropist Charles Grawemeyer created the prizes in 1984 to recognize outstanding ideas with the potential to make the world a better place. The 2015 winners are scheduled to give public talks in Louisville in April. 

For more information on the music, world order, psychology and education awards, contact Denise Fitzpatrick at UofL, 502-852-1107 or denise.fitzpatrick@louisville.edu. For more information on the religion award, contact Chris Wooton at the seminary, 502-992-9358 or cwooton@lpts.edu