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Zayed Sustainability Prize: Empowering Innovations in Health, Food, Energy, Water, Education

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 25, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on May 5, 2021
Zayed Sustainability Prize logo
Zayed Sustainability Prize logo

Established in 2008, the Prize has grown from an ambitious, UAE leadership-driven initiative that sought to encourage global action on the development of renewable energy solutions, into one of the most significant and globally-renowned awards for affecting positive human and sustainable impact.

By recognising pioneering solutions and technologies that can change the world, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, has rewarded innovators and visionaries whose achievements have furthered the global proliferation of innovative, impactful and inspirational sustainability solutions.

The Zayed Sustainability Prize awards 5 categories:
• Health
• Food
• Energy
• Water
• Global High Schools
In each of the following six global regions:
> The Americas
> Sub-Saharan Africa
> Middle East & North Africa
> Europe & Central Asia
> South Asia
> East Asia & Pacific.

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The Zayed Sustainability Prize is open to all entrants other than:
- Board members and employees of Masdar;
- Anyone who has been involved in organising, promoting or judging the Prize.

Prizes per category:
• Health – $600,000
• Food – $600,000
• Energy – $600,000
• Water – $600,000
• Global High Schools – $600,000 – (divided amongst 6 Schools, awarding each up to US$100,000).

Each applicant or entity may enter in one category of the Prize only.

Submissions for the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize awards cycle will remain open until 6th May 2021 at 5:00pm EST.

The Prize only accepts entries completed in English.

The evaluation of each submission to the Prize consists of a robust, three-tier process.

For more information, please visit

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 25
Apr 25

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Apr 26
Apr 26

Thanks, Ana.