2015 Global Teachers Prize (One Million Dollars Prize for a Super-special Teacher)

Application Deadline: 10th October 2015

The Global Teacher Prize is an annual one million dollar award from the Varkey GEMS Foundation to be given to a super-special teacher. One innovative and caring teacher who has made an inspirational impact on their students and their community will receive the reward of a lifetime.

Are you that teacher? Now you can apply for the ‘Nobel Prize’ of teaching and help us to raise the status of this noble profession around the world.


  • The Prize is open to currently working teachers who teach children that are in compulsory schooling, or are between the ages of five and eighteen.
  • Teachers who continue to teach, even on a part-time basis are also eligible, as are teachers of online courses.
  • The Prize is open to teachers in every kind of school and, subject to local laws, in every country in the world.


  • National and international recognition of your achievements – Special Commendations for Top 50 outstanding applicants
  • Invitation to the Global Education and Skills Forum 2016 in Dubai as one of 10 Finalists
  • Potential to win the Global Teacher Prize and receive a Prize of US$1 million

If you meet the criteria and are currently teaching children between the age of 5 and 18, you are able to apply for this award.

Apply Now for the 2015 Global Teacher Prize

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Global Teacher Prize


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