Islamic Development Bank Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development 2018

Islamic Development Bank Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development , and applications are submitted till 30 November 2017. Applications are invited for IDB Prize available for both individuals and organizations. The prize aims to recognize the essential role of women in managing water resources and thereby, improving the economic and social conditions of their communities. The Prize consists of two cash awards-U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women and U.S. $ 100,000 for an organization. To be eligible, women candidate should be engage in activities and /or reside in one of the IDB member countries or in a Muslim community in non-member countries. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | IDB member countries and Muslim community in non-member countries

Level: Prize is available for women who have developed or be actively involved in projects/activities that are innovative and helped to improve access to safe and affordable water.

Field(s):  The theme of prize is “Women’s Contribution to Water Resources Management”.

Deadline: 30 November 2017

Funded By: Islamic Development Bank

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  Islamic Development Bank Prize is targeted for IDB member countries (Guinea Bissau, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Tajikistan, Gabon, Indonesia, Gambia, Jordan, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Kyrgyz, Lebanon, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Pakistan, 

Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Benin, Sierra Leone, Cote dIvoire, Brunei, Djibouti, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Bangladesh, Somalia, Senegal and Comoros) and for Muslim communities in non-member countries.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers: 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.

Description

‣ The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2008 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world.

‣ The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in1427H (2006G) in alignment with the recommendations of the IDB Women’s Advisory Panel.

‣ The Panel is composed of 12 prominent women recognized as leaders in their fields who advise the Bank on how to enhance women’s participation in the socio-economic development process.

‣ The  Islamic Development Bank Prize is awarded annually in order to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world

Eligibility



The Nominee for Islamic Development Bank Prize must:

‣ Be a woman.

‣ Engage in activities and /or reside in one of the IDB member countries or in a Muslim community in non-member countries.

‣ Hold values and principles and exhibit work that do not conflict with those of the IDB.

‣ Have activities that have proven to be effective.

‣ Have developed or be actively involved in projects/activities that are innovative and helped to improve access to safe and affordable water.

‣ Have work that is exemplary and worthy of emulation.

‣ Serve as a role model for other women.

‣ Be nominated by an organization

Selection Criteria for 2016 Islamic Development Bank Prize

‣ The general criteria applied in selecting and assessing nominations for the Prize for both individuals and organizations include the following:

‣ Impact-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.

‣ Creativity-Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are outstanding, innovative and unique

‣ Outreach-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.

‣ Sutainability-Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are sustainable


Notification

‣ Prizes will be awarded during the 41st Board of IDB Governors Meeting scheduled to take place in 1437H ( 2016G)



Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications are submitted by email or post.

Required Documentation 

6: o WOMEN’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROMOTING PEACE AND STABILITY (1439H-2018G) 15. Re In addition to the completed nomination form, the following supporting materials are required:

- Letter from nominating organization.

- Legal registration documents.
- Two letters of reference (each letter of reference must provide the name, address, position,
telephone number and email address of the referee) who can confirm the accuracy of the information submitted on the nomination form and attest to the dedication and commitment of the organization nominated.

- Documents attesting to the overall achievements of the organization.
- Documents from organizations the nominated organization is affiliated with, works with, has
membership in, etc.
- Documents attesting to the implementation and achievements of the projects related to the
topic (e.g. certificates of acknowledgment, photographs, videos, news articles, brochures, leaflets, personal testimonies from women benefitting from the activities of the organization, reports from others on the achievements of the activities, examples of projects / activities supported, etc) 

Submission Instructions 

  • If possible, the nomination form, together with all supporting materials should be e-mailed to prizeforwomen@isdb.org If the materials sent exceed the limit of sending by one email, please submit in clearly marked separate e-mails.

CHECK LIST FOR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM Nomination form

  • Copy of legal registration
  • Letter of recommendation from nominating organization 
  • Two reference letters
  • Supporting documentation on organization
  • Supporting documentation on projects related to the topic Annual Report 

Scholarship Applications are due on 30th November 2017.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Islamic Development Bank Prize

http://www.isdb.org/irj/go/km/docs/documents/IDBDevelopments/Internet/English/IDB/CM/Cooperation/Technical%20Cooperation%20Programme%20%28TCP%29/Women%20in%20Development%20Prize/Brochure_en.pdf


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