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Special Category Prizes

Spanish Language Prize
Sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport

This special category will reward a project which uses Spanish as its main communication language or focuses on the learning of Spanish in an innovative way.

French Language Prize
Jointly sponsored by the International Federation of Teachers of French and the eTwinning National Support Service in France

This special category will reward a project which uses French as its main communication language or focuses on the learning of French in an innovative way.

Marie Skłodowska Curie Prize
Prize sponsored by the eTwinning National Support Service in Poland

This special category prize has been established to honour the life and work of Marie Skłodowska Curie, a pioneering woman scientist, winner of a Nobel prize on two occasions for both Physics and Chemistry. This prize will be awarded to the best project using any science or mathematical topic as the basis for their project work. It is also open to projects, in other disciplines, which have any aspect of the life and work of Marie Skłodowska Curie as their main topic of work.

Mevlana Prize for Intercultural Understanding
Sponsored by the eTwinning National Support Service of Turkey

Mevlana was a 13th Century, poet, mystic, jurist and theologian whose life and work was to encourage people to understand and transcend ethnic and cultural borders to create a better world. This prize will be awarded to a project that raise the awareness and understanding of others by strengthening international dialogue with the project participants of the other partner countries.

English Language Prize
Sponsored by the British Council

This prize rewards projects in which the English language is used as the main communication language for projects focused on the theme of solidarity or solving problems between communities or countries. Projects must involve pupils aged 12-15 years.

Mediterranean Prize
Sponsored by the National Support Services of Greece, Cyprus, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Albania and Croatia

The Mediterranean prize is for projects dealing with the Mediterranean Sea; its environment, history, culture, diet, tourism and all related topics. The Mediterranean Sea represents the central superhighway of transport, trade and cultural exchange between diverse people. The prize is open to all age categories and all countries who worked on a project related to the Mediterranean Sea.

“Peyo Yavorov” Prize - For a project that encourages a love of reading among young people
Sponsored by the National Support Service of Bulgaria

This prize will be awarded to a project that has as its main objective the fostering of a love of reading among young people. The award is named after one of the quintessential representatives of Bulgarian Literature – Peyo Yavorov. This prize is open to all age categories and all countries.

Citizenship Prize
Sponsored by the National Support Services of France and Germany

This prize rewards projects that have at their theme an exploration of practices of active Citizenship, either from an historical perspective, or the examination of the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen both in the real world, but also in the digital world of the 21st Century.

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