King Faisal Foundation (1)

The King Faisal Foundation awards prizes for outstanding contributions in a number of fields. These prizes, awarded annually, have a total value of US$ 1 million.

There are five categories of award:

Egypt has won more King Faisal International prizes than any other country. It has enjoyed a virtual monopoly of prizes for Arabic literature. The United States has received 19 awards. The United Kingdom has won on 13 occasions, taking 5 awards in the Science category and eight in the Medicine category.

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