About the award

MBRU seeks to promote and recognize excellence among its community members as well as recognize and reward individuals and groups who have contributed to its mission. Therefore, we have initiated the MBRU Excellence Award a distinguished award that acknowledges outstanding staff, faculty and adjuncts.
All prospective awardees will have in common a commitment to the mission and goals of MBRU and embrace its values and ideals. The awards are open to all members of the MBRU Community/Family.

Award categories

Awards are presented in 5 categories, each award has specific criteria which the judges use to shortlist the nominations.

View categories

Judging panel

Applications will be assessed by a panel of internal and external judges, who will assess each application/nomination based on their respective category criteria.

How to apply?

  1. Visit the page of the award category you would like to apply to
  2. Download and fill out the application form
  3. Click on the corresponding submit link and upload the application and required evidences

Two workshops will be held for further clarifications of the categories and submission. For inquires, please email us on ExcellenceAwards@mbru.ac.ae

*Please note applications will NOT be accepted by Email.

 

Award Timeline

Important dates to remember: 

  • 1 September – 11 November 2019:  Receipt of applications/nominations
  • 17 Sep 2019: Workshop 1
  • 14 October 2019: Workshop 2
  • 1st week of March 2020: Ceremony Date

Frequent Asked Questions

Do you need the teacher’s portfolio?

Just highlight most important part of it

Faculty: Can we add testimony from the Students?

No

Only last academic year?

Yes

Can we apply for more than one Category?

Apply maximum of 2 award categories but you can win only 1

Can you submit to the same or other award if you win this year?

Yes to a different award no to the same

Are you expecting us to fill all the criteria’s?

Fill what you find applicable

What is the award?

Surprise!

Can we nominate more that one person in Hidden star?

No

What about the admin employees?

The admin ( employees can apply for innovation and
community engagement

Is hidden star category only for the junior and outsourced junior staff?

Yes

Can anyone apply on behalf of the applicant?

No. applicant need to apply themselves

Elements required not mentioned in innovation category.
  • Inno v ation catego ry is kept open so applicant can mentioned what was the o bjective of the innovation , how it was was it successful and what are the recommendations
  • If it’s a new idea, what is the objective, how will it be beneficial and how you plan to execute it.
Does the applicant need to be a current employee of MBRU?

Yes

What if a person is shy to apply but would be deserving of the award?

Anyone can assist the person, but the application should be done by
the person itself

Could we suggest application/nomination for the hidden star category?

This will be considered for the next cycle

How do you weigh the application of each criteria, is there any guidance to this?

The sub committee will have their assessment of each criteria