Deadline:

 30 April 2020 .

Location:

 Online . 

(Award)

Description

 WWSF Women’s World Summit Foundation 2020

the Prize honors women and women’s groups around the world exhibiting exceptional creativity, courage and commitment for the improvement of the quality of life in rural communities.

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WWSF participates in empowering rural women in their contribution to end rural poverty, improve gender equality, and advance women’s rights to peace and well-being (442 prizes awarded so far).

Opportunities Focus Areas

  • Exceptional courage and perseverance in improving rural life
  • Creativity in the approach
  • Preservation of and respect for the environment
  • Continuing impact on the community
  • Supporting the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
  • Actively participating, if possible, in the annual WWSF 17 Days Campaign for the Empowerment of rural women andtheir communities 1-17 October with one or several topics.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

7 months.

  • Prize laureates are announced officially in October, and celebrated in their countries on 15 October

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Nominees should be women and women’s groups currently active in rural life whose efforts have not yet been acknowledged by other awards.
  • Nominees may not nominate themselves.
  • The nominating organization or individual must have direct experience of the nominee’s work.
  • The nominator may not nominate a family member, be a member of the nominated organization,
  • nor can an organization nominate its senior officer (i.e. founder, president etc.).
  • No more than 3 candidates may be presented by the same person/organization in the same year.
  • The nominator commits, if possible, to organize an award ceremony if the candidate is selected for the Prize and invites the local and/or national media.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • a prize of US $1000 for each  laureate .

How to Apply

First Step: Download the nomination form in Pdf format

Second Step: Nominations must include the following items:

  • Original signed letter of nomination indicating how the nominator knows the nominee and for how long.
  • Biographical data on the nominee (full name, age, education, place of work, background) and a detailed history of the nominee’s creative project (written by the nominator) including her motivation, innovative aspects, any obstacles overcome, and the impact in the community.
  • Nominations must specify whether the nominee has received or is currently being nominated for other awards.
  • At least two original and signed endorsement letters from organizations or individuals other than the nominator and, if possible, additional supporting materials such as newspaper articles or publications.
  • A few labeled photographs clearly showing the candidate for possible publication

Third Step: Nomination materials should arrive no later than 30 April through the post only.

Organization address:
WWSF Women’s World Summit Foundation
PO. BOX 5490
1211 Geneva 11, Switzerland
E-mail: webmaster@woman.ch

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This Scholarship Published by:
Sosana Rashed/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Eman Morsy/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team