Evaluation Process and Timeline

Evaluation Process

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.

The 2015-2016 Timeline

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