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Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach – call for applications 2017

The European Commission launched an EU-wide contest for a prestigious "Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe". The Prize will reward outstanding contributions that communicate the EU -its founding values, history, action and key benefits- to wider society, enhance citizens' understanding of the EU, broaden the ownership of the European project and build trust in the EU.

The prize is open to individuals or groups of individuals. Individual applicants (or the group leader) must have at least a Master's Degree, be affiliated with a legal entity such as, an academic institution, organisation, civil society organisation, company or other type of legal entity established and based in an EU Member State. Eligible participants include scientists, artists, scholars/researchers, writers, journalists and all kinds of other actors who can contribute to articulating what Europe stands for today and tomorrow.

Award structure:

six first prizes of 50.000 EUR
six second prizes of 30.000 EUR 
ten third prizes of 17.000 EUR

Registration of intention to apply is compulsory by: 16 August 2017.

Deadline for applications:  2 October 2017.

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