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2012 GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT AWARDS AND MEDALS COMPETITION
APPLY NOW! Win Grants, Network and Showcase Development Knowledge

The 2012 GDN Global Development Awards and Medals Competition (AMC) is accepting submissions in three categories! Apply now and get a chance to present at GDN’s 14th Annual Global Development Conference in Manila, the Philippines, in June 2013 and win grants of up to US$ 30,000!

Submission Deadline: 11 March 2013

Submissions are being accepted under the following three competition categories:

Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP): MIDP invites proposals from NGOs in developing countries for an opportunity to scale up their project.

First Prize: US$ 30,000; Second Prize: US$ 10,000; Third Prize: US$ 5,000

First prize winners are eligible to compete for a grant of up to US$ 200,000 under the Japan Social Development Fund Award.

Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD): ORD invites research proposals with a high potential for excellence in research and clear policy implications for addressing development issues in any of the three themes (listed below). Applicant researchers must be citizens of developing countries.

First Prize: US$ 30,000; Second Prize: US$ 10,000; Third Prize: US$ 5,000

Medals for Research on Development (Medals): Medals invites completed research papers that have engaged in path-breaking approaches in addressing contemporary development issues in any of the three themes (listed below). Applicant researchers must be citizens of developing countries.

First Prize: US$ 10,000; Second Prize: US$ 5,000

Competition Themes (Applicable only for research proposals and research papers):
1. Inequality
2. Social Protection and Social Policies
3. Inclusive Growth

To Apply:
• Submissions and documents are accepted electronically. To apply, visit: www.gdn.int/amc
• Deadline: 11 March, 2013
• For queries: awards@gdn.int

GDNews jan2013a 2012 Global Development Awards and Medals CompetitionAbout the Competition:
The AMC is an innovative competition that encourages original research and development work in developing countries and transition economies. Finalists will get an opportunity to present their work at the 14th Annual Global Development Conference and participate in a research communication workshop. An eminent jury selects winners at GDN’s Annual Global Development Conferences; an event attended by over 500 researchers and development practitioners. Travel and stay will be funded by GDN.

For more details, please log on to 2012 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition.

Watch what past winners have to say: http://vimeo.com/27619123

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