Applications Open for Innovation in Science Literacy Award (ISLA) 2017!

Deadline: 30 June 2017

Applications are open for Innovation in Science Literacy Award (ISLA) 2017 to reward creative ways in which international development programmes or individual projects have succeeded in addressing a local challenge in a disadvantaged community with a measurable and sustainable increase in science literacy.

Applications from all disciplines are invited but preference will be given to those projects which have focused on traditionally non-dominant members of society including women, minorities and the very poor.

ISLA is funded and administered by the Hardie Wren Development Initiatives (HWDI), a new NGO, and facilitated in collaboration with NIDA.

Award Information

The recipient of the Innovation in Science Literacy Award 2017 will receive £5,000 (five thousand pounds sterling).

Eligibility Criteria

  • EU-, UK- or US- based organisation works through a local organisation outside of those countries, the local organisation is encouraged to apply.
  • The ISLA Award is open to all NGOs or legal entities operating in the general fields of science and health literacy.
  • Applications must be made by a nongovernmental organisation or an entity legally recognised in its country of operation.
  • Applications must be submitted in English, French or Spanish using the language-specific application form via an online submission process no later than 30th June, 2017.
  • Applications on all aspects of science literacy (including subsets such as health, agricultural, environmental and citizen science) are invited.
  • Projects must have been completed within 3 years of the 2017 Award, i.e. between September 2014- September 2017.
  • Collaborations between organisations and / or countries are welcomed.

How to Apply

Applicants can fill the application form via given website.

For more information, please visit ISLA.

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