Rolex AwardsMeet the Rolex Awards 2019 Jury
The finalists in the 2019 Rolex Awards are chosen by an independent, international Jury of 10 people selected for their expertise and stature in a wide variety of fields. Since the Awards were launched in 1976, a new panel has been convened for each edition of the Awards. The Jury is asked to keep the following criteria in mind when they are selecting the finalists.
Does the applicant have a spirit of enterprise and show determination, courage and tenacity in undertaking a bold or challenging project? Does the project break new ground or represent a new way of looking at a problem? And, will the project have a wide impact on a community, society or on the world?