Nominations can be submitted for individuals or research groups who hold a leading international position in his/her/their field. The nomination process is open to anyone. Nominations are confidential.

The Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic has been established in collaboration by Academia Borealis The Academy of Sciences and Letters of Northern Norway (NNVA), Tromsø research foundation (TFS) and UiT The Arctic University of Norway (UiT).