The WISE Awards

2019 WISE Awards

15 finalists from 9 countries announced for the 2019 WISE Awards.

The projects tackle a number of pressing educational issues including: early childhood education; girls’ education; coding and digital skills; innovative higher educational models; providing education to marginalized population; improving teacher training and motivation, education in emergencies; career counselling; stimulating critical thinking and creativity; alternative ways of learning for employment, and children personal safety.

The 2019 Finalists are: 

To date, the WISE Awards have recognized 60 projects for their innovative, transformative impact. Explore the growing network of WISE Awards winning projects and learn more about these outstanding initiatives.


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The selection process


Eligible applications and nominations were evaluated by a Pre-jury according to the guidelines. Fifteen Finalists were selected by Qatar Foundation; a Jury will make the final selection of six winning projects.


2019 Calendar


Submission period November 6, 2018 – January 15, 2019
Announcement of finalists April 2, 2019
Announcement of winning projects July, 2019

Contact us at awards@wise.org.qa if you have any questions.