ECHO Award 2023
The finalists of the ECHO Award 2023 have been announced. From 28 shortlisted candidates, the jury selected 11 finalists. The winners will be announced at the ECHO Award ceremony on December 7. Winners may attend an all-expense paid summer course at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in the United States in 2024.
Calendar ECHO Award 2023
March 20th, 2023: Call open for submissions
June 2nd, 2023: Call closed for submission
August 26th, 2023: ECHO Ambassador Academy
September 25th, 2023: First Jury meeting
October 23rd, 2023: Jury interviews
December 7th, 2023: ECHO Award ceremony (may be subject to change)
Students who qualify for an ECHO Award are successful students with a non-Western background* who distinguish themselves for their entrepreneurial attitude, organizational skills, active social involvement and constructive approach to challenges related to exclusion. The winners will be rewarded with a fully catered Summer Course at UCLA in the United States in 2024. They will be chosen by an independent jury chaired by Ms Kathleen Ferrier, chair of the Dutch Unesco Commission.
*ECHO is aware of the changing context regarding the term ‘non-western’. Click here for additional information on ECHO’s definition of non-western.