The Prize was duly established by the Executive Board, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of the centenary of Professor Bosch’s birth in 2009. By creating the Prize, the Member States on the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch to the study of social and political processes in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean region.
Awarded every two years, the Prize is intended to reward the best social science thesis of young researchers. The thesis, on a Latin America and the Caribbean subject, has to have made a significant research contribution to the promotion of social science research geared to social development policies in the region.
All successful award winners will receive a diploma and a monetary award of 10,000 US dollars.
International candidates are expected to have made a significant research contribution to the promotion of social science research geared to social development policy. The Prize shall be awarded to the author(s) of the prize-winning thesis.
Eligible Regions: Only applicants from UNESCO Members States
Nominations for the Prize should be submitted no later than 30 May 2017, by filling out the nomination form in either English or Spanish.
Members States may not submit more than three candidates for any one edition of the Prize. No individual submissions will be allowed.
Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before May 30, 2017
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