Nominations for WPA Jean Delay Prize 2023 now open!

Nominations are now being sought for the WPA Jean Delay Prize


The WPA Jean Delay Prize is one of psychiatry’s most prestigious awards. Conferred triennially by the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) at its World Congress of Psychiatry. The Prize bears the name of the first president of the WPA and commemorates his own significant contributions to the practice of psychiatry in the 20th century.


The Prize was established in 1999 to honour distinguished colleagues who have 1) made a noteworthy contribution to the biological, psychological or social aspects of psychiatry, or 2) built useful bridges between them".



The award winner is selected by an international jury of experts, and is invited to deliver a plenary lecture at the 23rd WPA World Congress of Psychiatry in Vienna 28 September to 1 October 2023. The prize also consists of a diploma and a cheque for the amount of 15,000 dollars.


Deadline for nominations is 14th February 2023.


More information and the nomination form can be found on the WPA website. Applicants should consider the Selection Criteria before making nominations.


All completed nomination forms should be either posted or emailed to the WPA Secretariat's Office, details of which can be found on the nomination form.

Author: WPA

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