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Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Education 2017

—Deadline: 31 March, 2017—

The Qatar Foundation is inviting nominations for its 2017 WISE Prize for Education to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world.

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.
Award Information: 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 $500,000 (US).
Who can be nominated?
  • 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.
  • Self-nomination will not be accepted.
  • The form should be completed in English

To Apply: Please click here

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