Award Goals

Through the Social Research Award, the Center seeks to encourage distinguished researchers to research social issues of national priority, to find  solutions to the challenges facing Saudi society, and to improve the quality of social research, by awarding high quality social research that contribute to monitoring and addressing social phenomena and issues. The awards have the following objectives:

  1. Encouraging researchers to conduct research and scientific studies concerned with modern social issues.
  2. Encouraging the conduct of research and scientific studies specialized in addressing issues of poverty and social justice.
  3. Encouraging conducting scientific research and studies on women’s issues.
  4. Encouraging conducting scientific research and studies on youth issues.
  5. Encouraging conducting scientific research and studies concerned with childhood issues.
  6. Encouraging distinguished researchers of both genders in the social sciences
  7. Motivating government agencies for excellence and creativity in the field of social research.