About the Awards

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 Awards 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.


Click here to watch MBRU’s 1st Excellence Awards Ceremony video

Awards categories

Awards are presented in 8 categories, each award has specific criteria which the judges use to shortlist the nominations.

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Awards Winners

MBRU’s 2nd Excellence Awards Winners for the year 2021

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MBRU Excellence Awards Program Committee

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How to apply?

  • Visit the  awards category section
  • Click on ‘Apply Here’ and fill out the application form
  • Make sure your name and link evidences to your application and upload it

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

Note :

  • Applications will NOT be accepted by Email.
  • Eligible applicants have to complete 1 year at MBRU


Award Timeline

To be announced soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many years of experience do I need in order to apply for an Excellence Award?

You have to complete one year of experience at MBRU.

How many words are you expecting in the application?

Each sub-criteria is applicable for max of 250 words

Can we apply for more than one Category?

Yes, you can apply for maximum of 2 categories, but you can win only 1 (unless the other application is a group application).

Can I submit to the same award category if I won in the previous Cycle?

No you cannot submit to the same category if you win, but you can submit to other applicable categories.

What is the award?


Can we nominate more that one person in Hidden star or Staff Award?


Can anyone apply on behalf of the applicant? Incase they are shy but they deserve the award?

If it is a category by nomination then yes, you can apply on behalf of the applicant. But if it is an application category please assist the applicant in filling their own application.

Elements required not mentioned in innovation category.
  • Innovation category is kept open so applicant can mentioned what was the objective of the innovation, how it was conducted, 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.
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