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Al Sumait Prize in Education (Africa)
The Al Sumait Prize in Education from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) recognizes individuals or institutions who, through their research projects or initiatives, have made significant advancements in the following areas in Africa:
- Improving people’s access to basic education, vocational & training programs and/or higher education.
- Improving literacy among all members of society.
- Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economical status of their parents.
- Innovative approach to Education that maximizes resources available (Technology).
Nominations are accepted from competent regional and international institutions and scientific centers (universities, institutes and centers of scientific research) as well as from UN organizations, former winners in the field of the prize, or former evaluation members. Self-nominations are not allowed.
The Prize consists of 1 million USD and a gold medal.
Nominations close on September 30, 2023.
September 30, 2023