Medals for Research on Development

Medals for Research on Development are for excellent completed research papers on any of the five selected themes:

Research papers for the Medals will be considered in the following 5 themes:

1. Fragile States: Addressing Vulnerability

2. Household Exposure to Risk: Effects on Poverty

3. The Rule of Law: Providing Security for Development

4. Women’s Rights, Security and Development: Challenges and Opportunities

5. Natural Resources: Risks and Implications for Sustaining Development

Detailed criteria are available in the guidelines

Age Limit: 45 years

Prize Amount:

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


    Citizens and permanent residents of developing or transition countries or who are temporarily based in a developed country for no more than five years; staff of bilateral/multilateral agencies not eligible.

    Deadline: September 17,

    For more information and application, see: Medals for Research on Development

  • Scholarship 2017/18

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.