UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research 2017

Due date: May 30, 2017

Call for assignments for the UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research 2017 is continuous. Granted at regular intervals, the Prize is planned to compensate the best sociology theory of youthful specialists. The proposal, on a Latin America and the Caribbean subject, needs to have made a huge research commitment to the advancement of sociology research equipped to social improvement arrangements in the locale. It was granted without precedent for 2012 to Ms Karen Nathalia Cerón Steevens (Colombia), in acknowledgment of the nature of her exploration on youth savagery in Central America.

Enlivened by the life of Professor Juan Bosch and the humanist soul of his work, the Prize looks to cultivate basic, thorough and autonomous research on contemporary difficulties in Latin America and the Caribbean, in ways that are valuable for more grounded open arrangements and practices. The goal of the Prize is to propel youthful analysts to work in support of shared estimations of human rights and pride and to advance new types of solidarity.

The Prize was established by the Executive Board, at the activity of the Government of the Dominican Republic, regarding the celebration of the century of Professor Bosch’s introduction to the world in 2009. In making the Prize, the Member States on the Executive Board perceived the surprising commitment of Professor Juan Bosch to the investigation of social and political procedures in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean area.


The honor champs get a certificate and a money related honor of 10,000 US dollars.


Applicants should have made a huge research commitment to the promotion of sociology research adapted to social improvement approach. The Prize might be granted to the author(s) of the prize-winning theory.

Designation Process

Designations for the Prize ought to be presented no later than May 30, 2017, by rounding out the assignment shape in either English or Spanish;

Individuals States may not submit more than three possibility for any one version of the Prize. No individual entries will be permitted.

Download the Nomination Form

in English | in French | in Spanish [PDF format]

in English | in Spanish [Word format]

Send selection shapes, properly marked and stamped to:

Mr Pedro Manuel Monreal Gonzalez

Official Secretary of the Prize

UNESCO – Social and Human Sciences Sector

7 palace de Fontenoy 75352 Paris 07 SP FRANCE

Tel.: +33 1 45 68 38 62

Email: pm.monreal-gonzalez(at)unesco.org

For more data, visit UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize.

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