Opening Date: 30 January 2017

Closing Date: 5:00 PM, 27 February 2017 UTC/GMT +8 (Philippine time)


Digital Learning for Development and All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development invite all individuals and institutions, including for-profit firms, non-profit organizations and universities,  with the capability to undertake research to submit full proposals to conduct an evaluation of the literacy learning and psychosocial well-being effects on Syrian out-of-school children of playing the two winning digital game apps in the EduApp4Syria Prize Competition.

For details, download the Call documents.

EduApp4Syria Call for Proposals

EduApp4Syria Appendix A. General Information Form

EduApp4Syria Appendix B. Cost Proposal Form

In addition to the specifications outlined in the Call, applicants should note the following:

  • The EduApp4Syria games will be released on Google Play and App Store on 20 March 2017.
  • Applicants are encouraged to propose an appropriate sample size of Syrian refugee children aged 5-10  for the baseline, based on the latest UNOCHA statistic (2015/2016) that there are 2,489,000 out-of-school Syrian children ages 5-17 in Syria and neighboring countries.
  • Applicants are encouraged to send forward questions for response by 10 February 2017.  All questions received will be responded to and responses will be made publicly available by 17 February 2017.

Submit full proposal packets by email to on or before 5:00 PM, 27 February 2017 UTC/GMT +8 (Philippine time).


Post updated: 7 February 2017