Opportunity ID 2311
Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
Language Requirement Not Required
Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
Zayed Sustainability Prize is awarding pioneering innovators and individuals with original ideas aimed to recognize and support solutions and technologies to change the world for the better.
The Prize is funded by the Abu Dhabi Government as a way to honor and continue the sustainability legacy of the late founding father of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, manages the Zayed Sustainability Prize.
- Global High Schools
Deadline: July 2022 5:00 PM EST.
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- Should be a small or medium-sized enterprise, a social enterprise, a non-governmental organization (NGO), a non-profit organization (NPO) (with yearly revenues of less than 50 million US dollars).
- Demonstrate innovative, impactful and inspirational solutions
- A clear vision and long-term plan to extend your solution, increase the impact and inspire others
- For the Global High Schools category: Schools need to submit proposals for funding consideration to implement sustainability measures in their schools.
Award categories and prizes:
- Health: 600,000 US dollars
- Requirements: Applicants should demonstrate how they are empowering the people by giving them access to affordable healthcare or other related services. Have a clear vision and long-term plan to deploy your solution and scale up the impact.
- Food: 600,000 US dollars
- Requirements: Applicants should demonstrate how they are empowering the people by giving them access to affordable food or related service. Have a clear vision and long-term plan to deploy your solution and scale up the impact.
- Energy: 600,000 US dollars:
- Requirements: Applicants should demonstrate innovative, efficient and impactful, and inspirational solutions for Energy. Furthermore, the applicant organization should have a clear vision and long-term plan to deploy your solution and scale up the impact.
- Water: 600,000 US dollars
- Requirement: applicants empower people to have access to affordable and safe drinking water. or providing services such as sanitation, water use efficiency, or improving water quality
- Global High Schools: 600,000 US dollars (1 award for each of the below regions)
- The Americas
- Europe & Central Asia
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- East Asia & Pacific
- South Asia
- MENA (the Middle East and North Africa)
- Requirement: All high schools with students between the ages of 11-19 proposing innovative, impact-full, and inspirational projects having a tangible outcome in sustainable health, food, and energy areas can apply. the projects should have a great educational impact, providing quality education and helping the students develop their skills and achieve their goals.
Interested applicants can apply using the online submissions portal which is available on the Zayed Sustainability Prize website. In order to apply, you are required to register as a candidate by entering a Username and Password. You can use your account to log in, fill out the application form, save and update the information at any time. The language of the application must be English.
Applicants can apply to one or more categories mentioned above except schools that can apply once only. All finalists will be invited to award ceremony on paid (accommodation and flight ticket) trip.
The winners will be announced at the Zayed Sustainability Prize Awards Ceremony, which takes place in Abu Dhabi during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in January 2021.
Evaluation Criteria for all categories:
- Innovation (%40)
- Impact (%30)
- Inspiration (40)
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