Entries are currently been submitted for the 2018 Islamic Development Bank Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development,hurry now and apply
The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world.
The Prize aims to recognise, encourage, inspire and reward women’s participation in the socio-economic development process. The Prize is awarded during the Annual Meeting of the IDB Board of Governors.
Theme: The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is “WOMEN’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROMOTING PEACE AND STABILITY”
Institution: Islamic Development Bank
Value of Contest: The Prize consists of two cash awards;
a) U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women
b) U.S. $ 100,000 for an organization
Eligible Countries: Member countries of Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
To be taken at (country): Prizes will be awarded during the 42nd Board of IDB Governors Meeting scheduled to take place in 1439H ( 2018G)
Eligibility: The general criteria applied in selecting and assessing nominations for the Prize for both individuals and organizations include the following
- Impact: Individuals and organizations nominated should exhibit projects that have contributed to the improvement of the socio-economic status and well being of society.
- Creativity: Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are outstanding, innovative and unique
- Outreach: Individuals and organizations nominated should have mechanisms for expanding their projects/activities to surrounding areas to ensure their services are offered to as many beneficiaries as possible.
- Sustainability: Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are sustainable
How to Apply: To apply, visit contest webpage (link below)
Application Deadline: 30th November, 2017
Award Provider: Islamic Development Bank