Manuel Lekuona Award

Terms and conditions

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES

Nominations for the prize may be submitted by any person or entity, provided that they meet the criteria set out in the rules. Nominations may not be submitted by persons who are deceased.

CRITERIA

The evaluation criteria will be:

  • Universal value
  • Lifetime career
  • Significant contribution to Basque Culture
  • Dissemination of their work
  • Lifetime not linked to unversity

The Jury may the Award void at their discretion.

SELECTION PROCESS

In order to select the winner, votes cast through two channels will be combined:

1. Virtual participation open to the Global Basque Community, differentiating votes cast by Eusko Ikaskuntza members and those from non-members. An area will be set up to this effect on the website.

2. An institutional Jury composed by the Chairperson of Eusko Ikaskuntza and seven representatives of organizations of reference in the Basque Country.

The vote for selecting the winner will be weighed in accordance with the following percentages:

  • Eusko Ikaskuntza members 30%
  • Global Basque Community 10%
  • Institutional Jury 60%

TERRITORIAL BALANCE

Eusko Ikaskuntza will ensure that the Manuel Lekuona Award winner selection reflects the different territorial realities of the Basque Country.

GENDER BALANCE

Taking into account Eusko Ikaskuntza's active stance for equality men and women, which was included in the preamble of its Statutes, and with the aim of correcting historical inequality, female nominations will be encouraged.

WHAT IS THE AWARD?

The award is concretized as a bronze sculpture created by artist Remigio Mendiburu and the publication of the winner's bio-bibliography.

The award ceremony will be held in the award winner's territory, during the first semester of the year following the award.

DOCUMENTATION

Applications shall be submitted in writing and duly reasoned and documented.

Candidates' CVs must be submitted on the attached forms. Applications submitted in different formats will not be accepted.

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES: those interested must submit their candidature via e-mail: info@eusko-ikaskuntza.eus

DEADLINE

The deadline for submitting the nominations for the 2022 Award will be from 4th July to 11th September 2022.

From 3 to 9 October 2022 the virtual voting period will begin on Eusko Ikaskuntza's website.

MORE INFORMATION

Eusko Ikaskuntza

Tel.: +34 943 310855 

E-posta: info@eusko-ikaskuntza.eus