Project ID 469GLO2007

The UNESCO-Al Fozan International Prize for the promotion of young scientists in STEM, financially supported by the Al Fozan Foundation (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), aims to strengthen STEM research, STEM education and international cooperation to confront the global challenges addressed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Such a Prize will give recognition to achievements of young people that are conducive to socio-economic transformation and development on a global scale while also increasing the interest of young people, particularly girls and women, in science so as to promote gender equality, scientific literacy and the choice of a scientific career.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 1,650,000

Total Project Budget

USD 168,725

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.01.01
End Date 2027.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Flexible Funding Natural sciences Multi-donor 1,650,000 168,725

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 4 - Advance international cooperation in science, technology and innovation Output: 4.SC5 - Institutional and human capacities in basic sciences, technology, research, innovation, and engineering enhanced to advance knowledge for sustainable development
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 33%
  • 33%
  • 33%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 30%