Application Deadline: November 30th 2015
The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world.
The Prize aims to RECOGNIZE, ENCOURAGE, INSPIRE and REWARD women’s participation in the socio-economic development process.
The Prize consists of two cash awards;
a) U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women
b) U.S. $ 100,000 for an organization
The Prize is awarded during the Annual Meeting of the IDB Board of Governors.Criteria
The general criteria applied in selecting and assessing nominations for the Prize for both individuals and organizations include the following:
Individuals and organizations nominated should exhibit projects that have contributed to the improvement of the socio-economic status of women and helped them to build their capacities.
Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are outstanding, innovative and unique
Individuals and organizations nominated should have mechanisms for extending their projects/activities to surrounding areas to ensure their services are offered to as many women as possible.
SELF NOMINATIONS OR NOMINATIONS BY INDIVIDUALS OR BY IDB STAFF WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
To Nominate or Request Information, Please Contact;
Capacity Development Department
Islamic Development Bank
P.O. Box 5925 Jeddah 21432
Tel: +966 12 646-6787/6722
Fax: +966 12 646-7828
Email: [email protected]
How to Apply
BROCHURE Arabic – English
Application Form for ORGANIZATIONS Arabic – English
Application Form for INDIVIDUALS Arabic – English
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development.