Nominate for 2018 Yidan Prize

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The Call for nominations for the 2018 Yidan Prize is now open through the end of March. 

Founded in 2016, Yidan Prize is an international prize that gives recognition to individuals whose work makes profound contributions to education research and development, with the ultimate aim of creating a better world through education. 


What are the specific categories for the Yidan Prize? 

Yidan Prize for Education Research recognizes outstanding research that amounts to significant contributions to education.

Yidan Prize for Education Development recognizes innovative ideas that tackle pressing challenges in the field of education.


What will a Yidan Prize Laureate receive?

Each Yidan Prize Laureate receives a gold medal and HK$30 million (around US$3.9 million) worths of awards, comprising a cash prize of HK$15 million and a project fund of HK$15 million. 

What makes a valid nomination?

A valid nomination should be submitted through the online nomination system before the nomination deadline which include:

  1. A nomination form completed in English and in accordance with the word limits specified for each section
  2. A minimum of two letters of support prepared by referees who endorse the nominee’s achievement. For self-nomination, a minimum of three letters of support are required; and
  3. Other supplementary information, including CV of nominee and copies of published education research of the nominee.


Nomination Deadline:

31st March, 2018, 23:59 (HKT, GMT+8)


Online Nomination Form:

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