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Cosmology Prize Nomination Criteria

Who may submit a nomination?

Nominations for the Cosmology Prize are invited annually from the fields of astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and the philosophy of science. Individuals that are active in or have an appreciation for contemporary cosmological research and study may submit nominations.

Who may be nominated?

Individuals whose achievements have produced fundamental, advances in our understanding of the structure and evolution of the universe.

What the nomination must include:

Please note that all nomination materials must be submitted in English

  • a completed nomination form

  • a current curriculum vitae WITHOUT a full list of publications

  • a letter of support from an individual outside of the nominee’s own institution or research group (this must be from someone other than the nominator)


The official nomination form should be filled out and submitted online, or e-mailed to

If necessary, the form may be printed and faxed or mailed, but electronic submissions are strongly preferred.


Nominations for the 2025 Cosmology Prize close on December 15, 2024.

For instructions and to access the official nomination form, see How to Nominate.

For additional information contact

The Gruber Foundation

Phone: +1 203-432-6231