WISE Prize For Education 2017-  $500,000 USD Award

WISE Prize For Education 2017- $500,000 USD Award

Deadline: March 31,2017

Nominations are invited for the 2017 WISE Prize For Education.  The WISE Prize for Education recognizes an individual, or a team of up to six, 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.

Selection Process

Nominations will be screened by an expert Committee which will make a pre-selection of no more than 15 candidates whose identities will not be made public. A distinguished international Jury will then consider the nominees and select the Laureate who will be announced at WISE 2017, November 14-16, 2017 in Doha, Qatar.


This award is open to an individual or the team  who has brought about substantial change and improvement to education and made a lasting impact on a significant scale.


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

Nomination Process

Complete the nomination forms online. You must first create an account to access the form. Self-nomination will not be accepted.

For more information, visit WISE For Education