30 March 2020





The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2020

The MIDORI Prize is a biennial international prize to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity at global, regional or local levels ,established by the AEON .environment foundation,this year will mark the sixth time that the MIDORI Prize is being awarded.

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The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity is an international biennial prize co-organized by the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. It aims to raise public awareness about the importance of biodiversity and inspire others by showcasing the notable work of those it honors.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Earth science
  • Forestry
  • Plant science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Journalism
  • Politics
  • Agriculture
  • Biology

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

One day.

The award ceremony will be held on 18 September 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Candidates are required to satisfy at least one of the following:

  • Achievement: Have made outstanding achievements that greatly contribute to biodiversity
  • Potential: Have the ability to influence future activities related to biodiversity
  • Impact: Have conducted work that has impacts on various activities for biodiversity around the world

Accomplishments will be assessed on the following:

  • International contribution
  • Contribution to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
  • Social contribution
  • Long-term perspective and continuity
  • Creativity and originality
  • Openness for civil society
  • Efficacy and influence

Opportunity Cost


  • The MIDORI Prize is awarded every two years to three individuals who are each honored at a special award ceremony and who each receive a wooden plaque, a commemorative gift and a monetary prize of 100,000 US dollars.

How to Apply

First Step : Fill the sheet here.

Second Step: Fill the application form and upload the sheet in file.

Third Step: Submit your response. 

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This Scholarship Published by:
Marwa Bouzidi/Algeria

Reviewed by” Ahmed Elgarf/Egypt 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team