Taking up the Great Mission to restore Teacher Respect, Globally renowned Educational and Social Service Group, Varkey Foundation which has vowed to improve the quality of Teaching Globally, instituted an award in 2014 by name 'Global Teacher Prize' consisting of a whopping US $1,000,000 (one million USD) as prize money for the Brightest Teacher World-wide. It is the largest prize ever of its kind offered for the teaching community.
This great initiative founded by its visionary chairman Sunny Varkey who is a non-resident Keralite Indian settled in Dubai is also a great educationalist and philanthropist who has already received the support of many the world leaders. Sunny Varkey is the proud humanitarian behind the 'million dollar teacher'!
The Global Teacher Prize is inviting applications from eligible Teachers world-wide for the Global Teacher Prize 2016. Nominations and Application Process are Open on the Official Website. If you believe that you are an exceptional Teacher and are worthy of this prize, you can apply yourself online or if you want to nominate another Teacher for this huge Prize Money, you can do it also online.
Online Applications are open and accepted from May 29th to October 10th, 2015. For application form and other Terms and conditions please refer the official website.