AWARD PRIZE COMPETITION – 1ST EDITION (OPEN CALL)

The Blended Learning Arward (BLA) competition will reward the best blended-learning courses in each of the three universities (NOVA University Lisbon – NOVA, Universidad Autónoma Madrid – UAM, Univerisità degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata – UNITOV), in different areas of knowledge, and the efforts of their faculty members to respond to the COVID-19 challenge of distance education.

APPLICATION PLATFORM

To start the application submission, please click here

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CONTACT FOR APPLICATION SUPPORT

NOVA University Lisbon

Name: Sara Salvaterra Recharte

Email address: international@unl.pt; or sara.recharte@unl.pt

Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”

Name: Professor Gianluca Mattarocci

Email address: info@bla.uniroma2.it

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Name: Professor Nadia Fernández de Piñedo

Email address: nadia.pinedo@uam.es

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DEADLINES

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

BENEFICIARIES/APPLICANTS

Must be faculty members from the consortium (i.e. NOVA, UAM, UNITOV), institutionally recognised by their scientific and pedagogical competences.

COURSES ELIGIBILITY

a) courses must meet all  the specifications mentioned in the award Regulation;
b) the courses must be offered entirely in English;
c) the courses must have been implemented by the corresponding partner institution at least in the academic year prior to the one in which the competition takes place;
d) the courses must have been attended by the minimum considered at each HEI for first cycle, second cycle and third cycle degree programme;
e) the courses must offer at least three (3) ECTS credits;
f) previous recipient courses of this BLA are not eligible for the competition.

NOTICE: More information on eligibility and criteria, please consult the full award regulation document 

STRUCTURE

competition will accept applications in 3 areas of knowledge: Health and Well-Being; Social Sciences and Humanities; and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
Each area will receive one award per each edition

winner courses per edition in each partner HEI and in each area of knowledge will compete for the Grand International Award on Innovation in Blended Learning, to be held in a online event joining the awardees of all three universities.

PRIZE AMOUNT

1st Prize winning courses in each partner HEI will receive a prize amount of three thousand two hundred and fifty (3250) euros.

The winner of the Grand Award will receive an additional prize amount of four thousand and five hundred (4500) euros.