Apply now for the 2024 WISE Prize for Education (USD 1 Million Prize). Applications are now open for the 2024 WISE Prize for Education.
Since 2009, the WISE Awards and WISE Prize for Education have emphasized over 100 global innovative solutions and individuals in education and have contributed to the work of WISE to become impactful for the past 15 years, scaling new regions. The legacy of the WISE Awards and WISE Prize for Education came from the vision of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser to elevate players in the field of education.
In 2024, WISE is launching the next generation of the WISE Prize as one sole initiative, identifying a group of finalists to participate in this competition. WISE will identify and provide support through capacity building and mentorship to organizations tackling new challenges ahead.
Eligibility and Requirements for the WISE Prize for Education
Participants must meet the following:
- Legally registered organizations including colleges, universities, academic networks, schools, civil society, community organizations, governments, international agencies, private-sector companies, and non-profit entities working in the field of education are invited to apply.
- The organization should be in operation for at least 12 months with established programs or products.
- Participants represented from any education sector including pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, EdTech, vocational training, higher education, special needs education, informal learning, lifelong learning, and more, are welcome to apply.
- Participants should have their original works and projects submitted by a representative working within the project.
- All participants should therefore guarantee that their organization, or they, originate the project and should not hold WISE liable for any action or claim from a third party concerning the project submitted.
What You Stand to Gain
- The selected winner will receive financial support of USD 100k – USD 150k to support the solution development.
- The selected winner will have access to tailored mentorship to drive solution development.
- They will have access to capacity-building for team members.
- The selected winner will continue to receive progress monitoring and support from WISE.
- They will receive a USD 1 million Prize awarded at the 2025 WISE Summit.
The application deadline is the 15th of March 2034.
Click here to apply.
For more information, visit the official webpage of the WISE Prize for Education.