The evaluation of each submission for the Prize consists of a four-stage process. Every category is evaluated according to our four criteria: Impact, Innovation, Leadership and Long-Term Vision.
The weight of every criteria varies with every category.
The first stage: A reputed international research & analysis firm conducts due diligence on all submissions to ensure that they meet the criteria of the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
Submissions are culled down to be evaluated by the Review Committee.
Second stage: The Review Committee meets to evaluate and score the short-listed entries received following the due-diligence.
Third stage: The Selection Committee reviews every entry
Fourth stage: The Jury meets in person to discuss the entries and select the winners per category. The final decision is unanimous.
Open for Nominations and Submissions: January 19, 2015
Close of Nominations and Submissions: June 30, 2015
Review Committee meeting: September 1 - 2, 2015
Global High Schools Committee: October 4 - 5, 2015
Selection Committee Meeting: October 4 - 5, 2015
Jury meeting: November 01, 2015
Awards Ceremony: January 18, 2016