INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION: Victor J. Goldberg IIE Prize for Peace in the Middle East

Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 23:59
Discipline: 
Open
Region: 
Middle East

 

THIS IS AN INTERNAL DEADLINE ONLY.  THE 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED. THE LAST DEADLINE WAS ON FEBRUARY 1, 2019. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES. 

The Institute of International Education (IIE) awards the Victor J. Goldberg IIE Prize for Peace in the Middle East annually to recognize outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals, one Muslim Arab and one Jewish Israeli, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. The two individuals whose work is judged to be most successful in bringing people together and breaking down the barriers of hatred toward "the other" share a $10,000 prize. 

Goals of the Prize:

  • Advance the cause of peace in the Middle East
  • Reward those who are courageous and committed to work to overcome the religious, cultural, ethnic and political issues which divide the region
  • Break down barriers of hate towards “the other”
  • Recognize innovation
  • Inspire others working at the grassroots level, and demonstrate that their efforts are worthy of wider recognition