How to apply to:
Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum – ISESCO Prize For Voluntary Development of Education Facilities in the Islamic World
First Edition 2018/2019
In 2017, Hamdan-ISESCO Prize for Voluntary Development of Education Facilities, established with support of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum in cooperation with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). The Prize aims at motivating and honoring those involved in the volunteer initiatives and charitable works in the field of education, specifically for the development of the educational facilities in the Islamic world countries.
Every two years, the Prize reward three winners of individuals or institutions contributed to the development of educational facilities in the Islamic world countries. The value of the Prize is US $300,000. Every winner receives the winning certificate and a reward of US $100,000 to be employed in the development of charitable work, especially support of educational facilities. The first edition of the prize will be adjudicated in 2018 and hence the results announcement and honoring ceremony will be held in 2019.
Who is eligible?
candidates can be voluntary entities, charities and donors, who provide charitable services to the development of educational facilities in the Islamic world countries.
How to apply?
Application forms may be submitted in two ways:
Self-nomination: Candidate shall fill in and complete the “Application form” and send it after approval to Hamdan Award HQ in Dubai.
Recommendation Entity: Recommendation entity shall nominate the candidates through completing the “Application form” and sending the forms after approval to Hamdan Award HQ in Dubai.
Self-nomination is done through one form only.
Application form must be written either in Arabic or English languages only.
Non-eligible applications are not considered.
Application received before the deadline are reviewed by the Screening panel, who will eliminate non-eligible candidates and transmit accepted applications to the International Jury of the Prize.
The International Jury meets in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to adjudicate and select the Prize winners.
Prizes are awarded to the winners in a grand ceremony organized in Dubai on April 2019.
The Application must contain:
The Application form filled in by the candidate or a recommendation entity (using the approved form)
Accompanying/Supporting materials (in Arabic or English)
The Application form and Prize bruchure can be downloaded from ISESCO’s website:
Arabic : https://www.isesco.org.ma/ar/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/application-form-Ar.pdf
French : https://www.isesco.org.ma/fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/application-form-Fr.pdf
or Hamdan Award’s website:
Applications must be sent and postmarked or sent by e-mail to Hamdan Award HQ in Dubai before 31 October 2018.
The Award address:
Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance
Al Hudaiba Award Building – Block B
United Arab Emirates
Dubai – P.O.Box: 88088
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