Nominations Open for 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize! A Chance to win US $4 million


Last date : June 27, 2016

Nominations are open for the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognize innovation, long-term vision, and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The award is a commitment of the UAE to the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative which has three objectives:
  • doubling renewable energy
  • doubling energy efficiency
  • Clean energy access.
Prize Categories
The Zayed Future Energy Prize awards 5 categories:
  • Large Corporation
  • Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)
  • Non-Profit Organisation (NPO/NGO)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (For an Individual)
  • Global High Schools (1 award for each of the below regions)
    • The Americas
    • Europe
    • Africa
    • Oceania
    • Asia
Prize available
The total Prize fund will be US $4 million.
Eligibility Criteria
  • The Zayed Future Energy Prize is open to all entrants other than:
    • board members and employees of Masdar; and
    • Anyone who has been involved in organising, promoting or judging the Prize.
  • Masdar, the selection committee and the judges reserve the right and have full discretion to reject or not select any nomination or submission for any reason that may, in the sole opinion of the select committee, the judges or Masdar, damage the reputation of the Prize, the UAE, Abu Dhabi or Masdar or bring the Prize, the UAE, Abu Dhabi or Masdar into disrepute.
  • The decision of the selection committee, the judges or Masdar shall be final and no correspondence shall be entered into.
Application Procedure
  • Candidates can either apply for the Large Corporation, SME, Non-Profit Organization (NPO/NGO) or Global High School category, or nominate a candidate for the Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • For Submissions, register as a candidate and proceed to log-in in order to begin filling out the application form.
For more details : http://zfepentry.com/
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Nominations Open for the 2016/17 WISE Learners’ Voice Program: Promoting Innovation & Future of Education!


Last date : March 31, 2016

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) is currently inviting applicants for its 2016/17 Learners’ Voice Program to promote innovation and build the future of education through collaboration. The WISE Learners’ Voice Program brings the perspectives of young people to the challenge of rethinking education, and equips them to take on leading roles in their fields and in the world of education.
The program is based on the idea that when learners are co-creators of their learning environments, they become active participants invested as stakeholders in the progress of their communities. The program focuses on building their knowledge of education and social entrepreneurship, as well as their leadership and communication skills.
Benefits
  • The successful Learners will be expected to attend the activities in Doha in November/December 2016 and will be involved in year-long activities throughout 2017.
  • The successful Learners full attendance and participation is mandatory if you are to be considered for the program.
  • WISE – Qatar Foundation will cover all program-related expenses, including flights and accommodation, for the selected Learners.
Eligibility Criteria
  • WISE is now looking for the next cohort of outstanding young learners aged 18 to 25 to apply, or be nominated, to join this growing global community.
  • WISE invites representatives of institutions, organizations, programs and networks around the world to nominate learners with outstanding academic/personal/professional experiences to participate in the WISE Learners’ Voice Program.
  • WISE is inviting highly motivated learners to apply for the Learners’ Voice Program by submitting an application form that must be endorsed by two referees.
  • WISE is seeking to form a group of individuals from diverse educational paths and cultural backgrounds.
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