Nominations for the Knowledge Trust Honors program are submitted by Louis Round Wilson Academy members only. The categories of the awards and their criteria are:
The Education Award recognizes those who further the intelligence, integrity, responsibility and reliability of successive generations of knowledge professionals, creators and users.
The Exploration Award recognizes creators or compilers of new knowledge, tools and services.
The Innovation Award recognizes those who further the creative and innovative use of, and balanced access to, the world’s recorded knowledge.
- Next Generation Leadership
The Next Generation Leadership Award recognizes young people whose study, innovation and independent thought shed new light on the world’s recorded knowledge.
The Preservation Award recognizes those who archive, prioritize, defend and protect the Knowledge Trust.
- The Wilson Prize for Lifetime Achievement
The Louis Round Wilson Prize recognizes a lifetime of knowledge exploration, compilation and stewardship in service to society.
A new category of “Access” was added to the awards by the judges.
All nominations for the 2006 awards program have been received and judged. Check here for award winners.