International Literacy Prizes is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing 2022 Scholarship programme at UNESCO
UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. It was established to foster global peace through international cooperation in Education, Sciences, and Culture.
Benefits of UNESCO International Literacy Prizes
In order to promote and support the development of effective literacy practices around the world and advance the literacy agenda to close the literacy gap of approximately 773 million, every year UNESCO launches two prestigious literacy Prizes, which reward six laureates in total:
- The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize (3 awards): was established in 1989 and supported by the Government of the Republic of Korea. It gives special consideration to programmes that promote mother language-based literacy development.
Each UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize winner receives a medal, a diploma, and US$20,000.
- The UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy (3 awards): was established in 2005 and supported by the Government of the People’s Republic of China. This Prize recognizes programmes that promote literacy, including functional literacy, leveraging technological environments, in support of adults in rural areas and out-of-school youth.
Each UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy winner receives a medal, a diploma and US$30,000.
Requirements for UNESCO International Literacy Prizes Qualification
The application is open to all governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals who, through projects and programmes, contribute to the promotion and advancement of literacy learning.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on forms.office.com to apply
For more details, visit UNESCO website.
- Deadline for candidates to submit applications to nominating entities: 6 June 2022 (midnight, Paris time).
- Deadline for nominating entities to submit their nominations to UNESCO: 20 June 2022 (midnight, Paris time).