Scholarships & Awards

Best Practice SIE

  • Best Project of SIE selected from the PFR based on goals of Focus Programme 2011-2015
  • All together 11 projects chosen: 1 project of the year, 2 per category, education, economic empowerment, violence against women and girls, health care, sustainable environment.
  • no cash reward
  • annually


Action Fund SI

  • Award for a woman working for peace
  • cash reward 5000 euros up to max 25 000 euros
  • every two years


Scholarship SIE

  • scholarship for a woman enabling her to finish education or internship/training whilst changing careers
  • cash reward up to max 15 000 Euros
  • annually


Dr. Suzanne Noël Scholarship

  • grant for a female doctor to finish her degree in plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • every even year


Objectives of the Focus Programme 

  1. Increase access to all types of education

  2. Improve access to economic empowerment

  3. Eliminate violence against women and girls

  4. Ensure women and girls have food security and access to the highest attainable standard of health care

  5. Address specific environmental needs of women and girls by improving environmental sustainability

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