The European Commission has launched the 2018 Call for Applications for the "Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach".
The aim is to reward outstanding works that enhance the citizens' understanding of the EU and help broaden the ownership of the European project.
There will be up to five prizes of 25,000 EUR.
Frequently asked Questions
No. Applicants who have already received an EU prize or other European funding (such as, for example under: Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, Jean Monnet or another EU funding pro-gramme) for a product/activity/work (or for part of it) cannot receive the Altiero Spinelli Prize 2018 for the same work.
That a public administration authority at national, regional or local/municipal level cannot apply.
Yes. It can be a university established under public or private law.
The product/activity/work proposed for the Prize must have been implemented (at least partly) in the last two years prior to the deadline for applications.
No. The product/activity/work proposed may be still ongoing at the time of application. But in a way that you can show that you already have important and tangible results/impact.
No, research works as such are not eligible.
They can apply but not with a piece of work/activity for which they have already received EU financial support.
You are not obliged to submit in English. But we will appreciate it if you do so; it will make the evaluation a lot easier for us.
The Declaration of Honour form is downloadable from the EU Survey, it is embedded in the Application Form. You must download it, complete/sign, scan and upload the signed one.
If an individual (natural person) applies, this person receives the money of the Prize. If a legal entity applies, the money of the Prize goes to the legal entity.
This is entirely up to you. There is no rule, expectation or reporting about this.
The 2018 is the second edition of this Contest that is still at a pilot stage. The contest is ex-pected to continue for 2019.