In a new format, with prizemoney of £100,000 to be split between the winners, Ockenden International will award four prizes of £25,000 each, for projects lt deems most effective in supporting self-reliance for refugees and internally displaced people.
Application Deadline: 30th November, 2020
Offered Annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Any
About the Award: The International Prize was launched in 2012 as was a three-year refugee studies fellowship at Oxford University. This important prize for a project that aids refugees or displaced people – as well as the Oxford University Fellowship – honours Ockenden International’s founder Joyce Pearce and the principles on which Ockenden was established.
The cash prizes recognize and reward innovative work that fosters self-reliance for refugees and/or internally displaced people (IDPs) anywhere in the world – the hallmark of Ockenden International since its inception in 1951.
- The project should be the focus of the entry. All entries should be made via the online Entry Form and in English. If your access to the Internet is unstable, download the .pdf version of the Entry Form, print, fill and post it to the address below to be received by November 30, 2020.
Selection Criteria: The judges will, in particular, look for:
Number of Awards: 4
Value of Award: £25,000 (each). There are no secondary prizes.
Timeline of Program: The winners will be announced by March 31, 2021
How to Apply: All applications should be made via the online Entry Form
It is important to go through the Entry Rules and Judging Criteria before applying.