The WISE Prize for Education

Deadline: 31 March 2017
Open to: individual, or a team of up to six for an outstanding contribution to education
Award: 
USD 500,000

Description

Established in 2011 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the WISE Prize for Education is the first distinction of its kind to recognize an individual or a team of up to six people for an outstanding, world-class contribution to education. The WISE Prize for Education raises the status of education by giving it similar prestige enjoyed in other areas for which international recognition exists –such as literature, peace, and economics. The WISE Prize for Education Laureates are inspiring role models for all those dedicated to building the future of education as the foundation for a more secure, prosperous, and sustainable world. To learn more about the WISE Prize Laureates please visit the Laureates by year page.

Eligibility

The WISE Prize for Education recognizes an individual, or a team of up to six, for an outstanding contribution to education. The achievements of the nominated individual or team should have had a significant and lasting impact upon education at any level and should demonstrate an inspiring and visionary approach.

Award

The WISE Prize for Education Laureate is usually announced at the Opening Plenary Session of the global biennial summit, and receives the gold WISE Prize for Education medal and USD 500,000.

How to apply?

In order to apply please fill the application.

For more information please visit the official web page.