Updated Dec 27, 2019CLOSED

World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards Program 2020

Offered by Qatar Foundation

Each year, the WISE Awards recognizes and promotes six innovative projects that address global education challenges and transforming communities. The selected projects are models of excellence that serve as an inspiration for others to improve education through innovation and creative action.
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CLOSEDJan 20, 2020Deadline
From $20,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionAfrica, Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, Middle East and North Africa and Low and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasEducation
Ongoing/existing education projects run by any type of organization such as colleges, universities, academic networks, schools consortia, civil society and community organizations, governments, international agencies and private-sector companies working in the field of education are invited to apply or nominate.

Projects can also belong to any education sector such as pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, vocational training, higher education, special needs education, education for people with disabilities, informal learning, and distance-based, non-formal and lifelong learning.

Finally, projects from any part of the world can apply or be nominated for the WISE Awards.

The WISE Awards recognize innovative educational projects that have already demonstrated a
transformative impact on individuals, communities and society.
The ideal project would be an ongoing, innovative and impactful education initiative that:
- Has an excellent record of proven success
- Is financially sustainable
- Has a clear plan indicating the project’s future objectives and future development
- Is scalable
- Is replicable in other contexts and regions of the world
- Has a clear understanding and knowledge of:
o its innovative nature;
o its distinctiveness within its sphere of action, and;
o the type and depth of its impact on its beneficiaries.

In order for the application/nomination form to be eligible, your submission must:
- Be entered into the official form on the online system (curriculum vita or other forms of
documents will not be considered)
- Be complete and accurate
- Be submitted in English
- Be submitted online by the official deadline at https://programs.wise.org.qa/
- In the case of an application, the form must include the contact details of two supporters (e.g.former donors, local governments, other NGOs, etc.)

Application Directions

Applications must be submitted online by the official deadline at https://programs.wise.org.qa/.


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