The President of the Republic's Cultural Foundation is announcing the call for the Educational Award and Special Physical Sciences Award
The Supervisory Board of the Cultural Foundation shall present three awards of 4,800, 3,500 and 2,900 Euros, which are being financed by Sampo Bank.
The President of the Republic Cultural Foundation is awaiting people involved in education at all levels, who have achieved outstanding results as teachers, faculty members, directors of educational institutions, authors of textbooks and methodological materials, by initiating and implementing practical innovations in the field of education, or developing educational policy as an education official to participate in the competition for the Educational Awards.
In the context of the President of the Republic's Special Physical Sciences Award, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, bioinformatics and gene technology are considered physical sciences. The special award amount is 3,900 Euros. The award is financed by Skype Eesti.
The President of the Republic's Special Physical Sciences Award may be presented to people who have excelled as teachers and/or faculty members of physical sciences at any educational stage; whose students have been recognized in international competitions or achieved good results in physical sciences competitions; who have compiled physical sciences textbooks and methodological materials; who in the course of teaching physical sciences have initiated and implemented practical innovations.
In order to nominate a candidate, the following must be submitted: a written application with personal information (name, address, education, and work experience), a detailed description of the activities being submitted for the award along with recommendations from the candidate's employer or working collective, professional, occupational or specialized association(s).
Nominations can be submitted by the people who correspond to the aforementioned requirements themselves, or by their employers, educational institutions, as well as associations dealing with the field of education.
These documents should be sent to the President of the Republic's Cultural Foundation at A. Weizenbergi 39, 15050 Tallinn, or with a digital signature by e-mail to
All the nominees must be submitted by 1 October 2012 (incl. date on postal stamp).
For additional information please contact:
Head of the President of the Republic Cultural Foundation
Tel. 631 6202