The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards 2019, Qatar


January 15, 2019


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The WISE Awards Network is made up of pioneering education projects from a wide variety of sectors and regions. Today, this expanding international community comprises of 54 WISE Awards winning-projects. These are replicable practices that cover diverse aspects of the education spectrum. Members of the network are offered opportunities to collaborate for their own development and to work together to transform societies and communities through innovation in education. 

The 2019 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, early childhood education, employment, civic education and education in emergency contexts.

To date, the WISE Awards have recognized 60 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 the chance to be recognized as a leader in education.

The selection process

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

2019 Calendar

Submission period November 6, 2018 – January 15, 2019
Announcement of Finalists June, 2019
Announcement of winning projects September, 2019

Tips for applying

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

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Publish Date
November 07, 2018