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WISE Prize for Education of $500,000 for 2019

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WISE invites individuals and teams with an outstanding contribution to education at any level to participate in the WISE Prize for Education for 2019.

Rules:

  1. Nominations are accepted, and self-nominations will not be considered
  2. Participants can be researchers, education practitioners, policymakers, organization leaders and can belong to any education sector such as early childhood education, K-12, higher education, vocational training, differently abled development, informal education, distance-based learning, education technology and lifelong learning
  3. Nominees for the prize for Education can be from any part of the world
  4. The nominator must be an individual and not an organization, the nominator could be working with the nominee, part of their community, one of the nominee’s end beneficiaries or have no relationship with the nominee
  5. The nominator will fill out the nomination form and should know the nominee’s work very well
  6. Several nominations from different individuals may be submitted for the same individual, although this has no bearing on the judging process

The nominee should meet the following criteria:

  1. Commitment to Education: The nominee has proven a continuous commitment to addressing education challenges locally or internationally
  2. Positive Systemic Innovation: the nominee is a catalyst for systemic change by creating innovative solutions to local or international education challenges
  3. Leadership: the vision of the nominee is not only innovative but contextually challenges the status quo. The nominee is the driving force behind the project/organization not simply the director. The nominee has the energy and aspiration to continue growing the impact of his or her work
  4. Sustainable Impact: the contribution of the nominee generates positive and sustainable impact in the lives of the targeted beneficiaries. Shortlisted nominee must clearly outline how the WISE Prize for Education will optimize, grow and scale their impact

Prize:

The winner will receive $500,000 cash prize dedicated to continuing their work in education, and a gold medal.

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Education

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Qatar
Required Documents
CV, Sample of your work, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Education
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
English
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