Deadline: 26 February 2019

Nominations are open for WISE Prize for Education 2019 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 for an outstanding, world-class contribution to education.

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.

The WISE Prize for Education Laureates are inspiring role models for all those concerned with building the future of education as the foundation for a more secure, prosperous, and sustainable world.

Award Information

The WISE Prize for Education Laureate, announced at the global biennial summit’s Opening Plenary Session, receives a gold medal and $500,000 (US).

Eligibility Criteria

  • The WISE Prize for Education recognizes an individual or a team 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-nominations will not be considered.
  • The nomination form should be completed in English. Any other language will not be considered.

How to Apply

Please visit WISE Qatar to learn more.

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