2020 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical ScienceLearn more about Xiaowei
2020 Vilcek Prize in LiteratureLearn more about Edwidge
2020 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical ScienceLearn more about Martin
2020 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in LiteratureLearn more about Valeria
The Vilcek Foundation raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America and fosters appreciation of the arts and sciences.
We honor foreign-born artists, scientists, and advocates of immigrant rights living and working in the United States for their outstanding contributions to society.
2020 Vilcek Foundation Prizewinners
Nine prizes totaling $600,000 are being awarded to immigrant scientists, writers, and advocates of immigrant rights including Harvard’s Xiaowei Zhuang, author Edwidge Danticat, and the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann.MEET THE 2020 PRIZEWINNERS