By Abdi Ali
Published June 18, 2023

Kuwait Invites Nominations for African Development in Education PrizeKuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences invites nominations for the 2023 Al Sumait Prize for African Development in Education. The prize, which is worth US$1 million, is awarded annually to individuals or institutions that have made significant contributions to the advancement of education, health or food security in Africa.

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The 2023 Prize focuses on Education and is to be awarded to individuals or institutions who through their research projects or initiatives have made significant advancement within one or more of the following areas:

  • Improving access to basic education, vocational and training programs, and/or higher education
  • Improving literacy among all members of society
  • Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economic status of their parents, and
  • Innovative approach to education that maximizes resources available (technology).

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Nominations must be received on or before September 30, 2023Eligible candidates include:

  • Organizations and research institutions whose initiatives and programmes contributed significantly to solving education challenges in Africa, and
  • Outstanding researchers who are nominated by their institutions and peers.

Nominations must be received on or before September 30, 2023.

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