Andrés Bello Prize for Best Research in Higher Education
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Latin America & the Caribbean
Born in Caracas in 1781, Andrés Bello was a writer, politician, jurisconsult, philologist and poet that highly contributed to the enhancing of higher education in Latin America. As a tribute to the intense work of this Venezuelan writer to the education of American people, the Latin America Universities Union (UDUAL) named after him its Prize for Best Research in Higher Education.
The purpose of this award is to impulse Latin American permanent research activity and to contribute to the link between scientific and humanistic research with the development of the region. The prize will be granted only to a finished research project that offers solutions to higher education’s problem within the region, and it will consist in a financial contribution of US$ 5,000.00
Due date for proposals is 1st August 2011. For more details visit http://www.udual.org/Premio/Bello/Convoca11.htm