How Entrepreneurs Can Apply For Abu Dhabi Zayed Sustainability Prize 2024

Each year, the Abu Dhabi Government offers the Abu Dhabi Zayed Sustainability Prize 2024, allocating a total Prize fund of US $3 million to entrepreneurs, celebrating achievements that embody impact, innovation, long-term vision, and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability.

This initiative honors the legacy of the late founding father of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, with Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, managing the Prize through a dedicated team working tirelessly year-round.

This annual award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision, and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. You are invited to be a part of this vision and commitment to finding solutions that will meet the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment.

Prize Categories

The Zayed Future Energy Prize encompasses five distinct categories:

  • Health
  • Food
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Global High Schools
    • One award for each of the following regions: The Americas, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Asia.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All countries in The Americas, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Asia can participate.
  • Eligibility: The Prize is open to all entrants except board members and employees of Masdar and individuals involved in organizing, promoting, or judging the Prize.
  • Selection Criteria: Entries are evaluated based on Innovation, Impact, Leadership, and Long-Term Vision.

Number and Value of Awards

  • Number of Awardees: Multiple recipients are selected.
  • Value of Awards: The total Prize fund amounts to US $3 million, distributed across different categories:
    • Health, Food, Energy, Water, and Climate Action: US $600,000 each.
    • Global High Schools: A total value of US $600,000, divided among six regions, awarding each up to US $100,000.

Application Process

To initiate your entry, register an account with the Prize. Upon verification of your email address, you can commence your submission by logging into the system.

You have the option to save and return to your submission form for editing at a later time, but once submitted, entries cannot be edited.

Ensure that your submission is detailed and clear to facilitate proper analysis by the judges.

Important Dates and Deadline

  • Deadline: The submission deadline is June 23, 2024.

For those eager to contribute to the vision of finding solutions for climate change, energy security, and environmental challenges, seize this opportunity to participate in the Zayed Future Energy Prize.

Click HERE to start your application.


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