The Simon- Wiesenthal-Prize

Entry deadline: 30 June 2023

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism installed at the Austrian Parliament has announced the third edition of the Simon Wiesenthal Prize. The prize has a total endowment of 30,000 euros and pays tribute to individuals and organisations from Austria and abroad who have demonstrated special civic engagement to combat antisemitism and educate the public about the Holocaust.

The Simon Wiesenthal Prize 2023 will be awarded in the categories “civic engagement to combat antisemitism” and “civic engagement to educate the public about the Holocaust”. Each category is endowed with prize money of 7,500 euros. The Main Prize endowed with 15,000 euros is awarded for outstanding civic engagement to combat antisemitism and/or to educate the public about the Holocaust.

The submission period is open until 30 June 2023. Entries can be submitted using the online application form. Individuals and groups can be nominated or enter themselves for the prize – anyone can participate, regardless of citizenship. The prize is aimed at a wide range of people – dedicated individuals, regional initiatives, school pupils and many others. Grassroots initiatives are also eligible to enter. Special consideration will be given to projects, initiatives and achievements that create fresh impetus, set an example for others and appear capable of having a lasting impact on the present and the future.

You can find more details on the procedure and the terms and conditions for entering in the guidelines.