The categories are: science and medicine; technology and innovation; exploration and discovery; and environmental and cultural heritage.
So, if you know any cycle-touring doctor inventors who like hugging trees, tell them to enter.
Entries for the 2004 Rolex Awards need to be in by September 30th, 2003.
For the 2002 awards, Rolex received 1300 entries from 113 countries. Five award winners walk of with the booty. So, whilst the odds are high, they are not insurmountable.
Applications forms can be found at http://www.rolexawards.com