Call for Nomination: WISE Prize for Education 2021 [$500,000]

WISE Prize for Education 2021: The WISE Qatar Foundation hereby announces the commencement of nomination for the WISE Prize for Education 2021 to recognize individuals or team for an outstanding, world-class contribution to education at any level. It seeks to support initiatives that advances the course of education to enable such initiatives scale their impact.

The laureate(s) will receive US $500,000 cash prize award dedicated to continuing their work in education, and a medal. The WISE Prize for Education raises the status of education by giving it similar prestige to other areas for which international prizes exist – such as literature, peace and economics.

Prize Sponsor(s): WISE Qatar Foundation

Prize Worth: US $ 500,000

Subject Eligibility: Education

Country Eligibility: Nominations from all over the world


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WISE Prize for Education 2021 | DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for the WISE Prize for Education 2021 nomination:

  • The nominee(s) has proven a continuous commitment to addressing education challenge(S) locally or internationally.
  • The nominee(s) is a catalyst for systemic change by creating innovative solutions to local or international education challenge(s).
  • The nominee(s) must have a vision that is not only innovative, but contextually challenges the status quo.
  • The nominee(s) has the energy and aspiration to continue growing the impact of his or her work.
  • The contribution of the nominee(s) must be able to generate positive and sustainable impact in the lives of the targeted beneficiaries.

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Application Procedures

How-to-nominate: The WISE Prize for Education 2021 selection process only accepts nominations as self-nominations will not be considered.

  • The nominator must be an individual and not an organization working with the nominee or part of their community.
  • The nominator should create an account and complete the nomination form available on the WISE online application system.
  • The nominator will fill out the nomination form and should know the nominee’s work very well.
  • The nominator should provide the needed contact information, in case the WISE team would like to contact the nominator for further details.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2021, 01:00 pm GMT

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