The Jean-Jacques and Berthe Symoens Prize for Tropical Limnology is awarded by the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences to the author of a memoir on a subject related to tropical limnology. The work should be of high scientific value. The Prize is awarded once every 3 years. The prize money is €2,500.
Candidates must have authored a memoir on a subject related to tropical limnology. The work must either be unpublished or published within the preceding 4 years. The memoir should be written in English, French, Dutch or Spanish. Members of the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences cannot be awarded the Prize.