Rewarding excellent accomplishments

Excellent accomplishments deserve extra attention and acknowledgment. Therefore, the University Fund Wageningen grants four types of awards yearly to those people who have achieved such excellence. Furthermore, these awards underline the good level of education and research held at Wageningen University & Research.

Dies / OPAC

The Research Award, the Outstanding Alumnus Award and the Press Award are granted during the Dies or OPAC.

Thesis Award

The yearly Thesis Award is for Wageningen University students who have written an excellent thesis or publication in the master phase of their study.

Mansholt-Business Award for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

This award is extended to successful entrepreneurs who manage their company in an enthusiastic and sustainable manner. The award is granted every three years.

De Teacher of the Year Award

This yearly award is intended to stimulate high quality education at the university. The money awarded to the winner and nominees will be used for education purposes.