Apply to IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development 2018

  • Apply Before : July 3, 2018

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 914
  • Language Requirement IELTS
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

About the IDB Prize:

Each year The Islamic Development Bank offers this prize to attract  international attention to the vital role the woman play in the developing their community.

Prize Details and description:

Deadline: November 30, 2017


Two cash awards are consisted in the prize that will be awarded during annual meeting of the IDB Board of Governors.

  • $50,000 for a woman or a group of the women
  • $100,000 for an organisation


Nominated Individuals and organisations should :

  • Exhibit projects that have contributed to the improvement to the socio-economic status and well being of society.
  • have projects/activities that are outstanding, innovative and unique
  • have mechanism for expanding their projects/activities to surrounding areas to ensure their services are offered to as many beneficiaries as possible.
  • have sustainable project.


  • Be resident of IDB member countries
  • Be a woman
  • have activities that have proven to be effective
  • have developed or be actively involved in projects / activities that are innovative.
  • have work that is exemplary and worthy of emulation.
  • Be nominated by an organisation
  • serve as a role model for other women


  • Be Not for profit institution.
  • should be legally registered and work in IDB member countries or Muslim Communities in non Muslim countries
  • Have women in the decision making level of the organisation
  • Hold values and principles and run operations that do not conflict with those of the IDB
  • Support projects/activities that clearly highlight the role of women in bringing about peace and stability
  • be nominated by an independent organisation.


IDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-Muslim countries can apply

Application procedure

To apply to this award please download  the brochure, fill the nomination form and send them along with other supporting documents to the

Supporting documents:
  • Nomination form
  • copy of legal registration ( only for organisation)
  • letter of recommendation from nominating organisation ( only for organisation)
  • two reference letters
  • supporting documentation on organisation
  • supporting documentation on projects related to the topic
  • annual report ( only for organisation)

for more information please visit IDB Website 

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