Deadline: 30 September 2017
Applications are open for “The UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize” to reward the best social science thesis written by young researchers in the Latin American and Caribbean region, and that has made a significant research contribution to the promotion of social science research geared to social development policies.
The Prize was instituted by the Executive Board of UNESCO, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of the centenary of Professor Bosch’s birth in 2009. In creating this Prize, the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch to the study of social and political processes in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean region.
- US $10,000 which may be divided equally among a maximum of three prize winners.
- The Prize also provides for the publication of the prize-winning thesis from extra budgetary funds, if available, with the assistance of a publishing house and under the auspices of UNESCO.
- UNESCO invites Members States, in consultation with their National Commissions, and non-governmental organizations maintaining formal consultative relations with UNESCO and active in a field covered by the Prize to propose candidates for the UNESCO-Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017.
- Candidates shall have made a significant research contribution to the promotion of social science research geared to social development policy. The Prize shall be awarded to the author(s) of the prize-winning thesis.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize.