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    The WISE Awards

    2017 WISE Awards

    2017 WISE Awards

    2017 WISE Awards submission period is now open until 1300 GMT, January 17, 2017

    The 2017 WISE Awards will identify, celebrate, and promote six innovative projects for their positive contribution to education and society. The Awards highlight initiatives found to be most creative and effective in finding solutions to education challenges at any level and in all environments. In bringing forward these models, WISE is helping build a network of recognized change-makers to inspire transformation and innovation in education.

    Representatives of projects are invited to submit applications to demonstrate the nature and reach of their activities. Nominations of projects are also invited. Past winning projects have addressed a wide range of concerns and pursuits, including access to quality education, life-long learning opportunities, and education in emergency contexts.

    To date, the WISE Awards have recognized 48 projects for their innovative, transformative impact. Explore the growing network of WISE Awards winning projects and learn more about these outstanding initiatives.

    Enter your project in the competition for a chance to be recognized as an education leader.

    Download the Guidelines Download the Brochure

    The selection process

    All applications and nominations must be completed on the official form in English. Eligible applications and nominations will be evaluated by a Pre-jury according to the guidelines. Fifteen Finalists will be selected by Qatar Foundation; a Jury will make the final selection of six winning projects.

    2017 Calendar

    Submission period November 5, 2016 – January 17, 2017
    Pre-Jury evaluation February – March
    Announcement of Finalists June
    Jury evaluation August
    Announcement of winning projects September

    Tips for applying

    1. Complete the application/nomination form in English as clearly as possible
    2. Be precise in your responses; provide evidence and concrete examples
    3. Numbers and data should be up-to-date and supported by verifiable evidence
    4. In case of an application form, include contact details of two valid supporters
    5. Provide real-life examples of beneficiaries when applicable

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