The Yidan Prize nomination process

2021 nomination has been closed. Nomination for 2022 will start in October 2021.

Self-nominations are accepted. Posthumous nominations are not.
Nominee 1
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The Yidan Prize recognizes teamwork and collaboration. Individuals and up to three-member teams may be nominated.
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Nominators require between two and five supporter recommendations. Self-nominations need at least three.

Nomination guidelines

  • Nominators can be members of government bodies, non-governmental organizations, professional associations, and thought leaders in education and learning. The nominator should be a credible witness to the impact of the nominee(s)
  • Nominees can be either an individual or a working team of up to three people. They can be teachers, researchers, academics, policy makers, or advocates, among others. A nomination must be accompanied by at least two recommendation letters from supporters
  • Self-nomination is accepted from candidates who obtain recommendation letters from at least three supporters
  • Posthumous nominations are not accepted
  • Nominees not awarded with the Yidan Prize may be nominated again in the future
  • Yidan Prize Directors, Judging Committee members and Advisory Committee members are not eligible to make nominations or be nominated
  • Nominators and supporters should not be nominee family members

What you need to submit a nomination

  • Nominees’ personal details
  • Biography and CV of nominee(s)
  • Statement from the nominator on the nominee(s) work/ achievements, outcomes and effectiveness
  • Explanation of how the nominee(s) and their achievements meet the judging criteria
  • Two-minute video from the nominee(s) on how they plan to use the project funding if selected
  • Five most relevant papers/publications (for the Yidan Prize for Education Research only)
  • Recommendation letters from nomination supporters
  • Ensure materials are within mandated file sizes (up to 20MB of files, plus another 84MB for the video file)