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Info Session: Tertiary Education Financing Prize (Asia-Pacific)

Thursday, September 15th, 2022, from 9:00 am-10:00am SGT

UBS Optimus Foundation in partnership with Convergence have launched the Tertiary Education Financing Prize to identify solutions that provide inclusive, fair, and affordable financing to students in tertiary education in low- and lower-middle-income countries. The prize will consist of up to four grants of at least USD 250,000 each.

The prize will identify the best student financing solutions in the market that are scalable and contribute to greatly increasing funding for tertiary education, so that more young people in emerging markets have access to high-quality education in areas that will have good employment opportunities in the future.

Register for the webinar today to:

  • Learn how the grants will be awarded to support better education and employment outcomes
  • Hear about real life examples of financing solutions targeting tertiary education
  • Gain insights into how to apply and evaluation criteria
  • Get your questions about the prize answered

UBS Optimus Foundation is a grant-making foundation that offers UBS clients a platform to use their wealth to drive positive social and environmental change. The Foundation selects programs that improve children’s health, education and protection, ones that have the potential to be transformative, scalable and sustainable as well as programs tackling environmental and climate issues.

The call for applications is now open and the submission deadline is October 24th, 2022. Click here to apply.

Date And Time

Thursday, September 15th, 2022
1:00 AM - 2:00 AM (GMT+00:00)