Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award: Creating Spirit of Human Creativity in the Sports Field

Deadline: 31 August 2019

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Sports Innovation invites individuals, teams and institutions who are creative in their work and whose achievements are a model that contributes to creating a spirit of human creativity in the sports field.

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Participate in this unique creations to compete for the award in the 11th session of 2019 for the works achieved during the period 01/09 / 2018 until 31/08/2020. Each candidate is entitled to stand for only one category during the award session


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  1. Local level (UAE level)
    • for creative works achieved locally – regionally – continental, global or Olympia. And their categories:
      • For the singles category
      • For group class
      • Institutional category
  2. Arab level (the level of all Arab countries)
    • for creative works achieved in the Arab, regional, continental, global or Olympia. And their categories:
      • For the singles category
      • For group class
      • Institutional category
  3. Global level and categories
    • Institutional category

Prize Information

  • The prize money of AED 7.5 million will be distributed to all categories and levels of the award.

Eligibility Criteria

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  • Class Candidate for Individuals: Their intended
    • Athlete
    • Judgment
    • The coach
    • Management
    • Researcher
    • The Innovator
    • Inventor
  • Class Group Candidacy: Their intended
    • Collective teams
    • The teams
    • Search teams
    • Innovation or invention teams
  • And is entitled to run for local and Arab institutions, whether private governmental institutions and special quality include
    • National Olympic Committees
    • National Sports Federations
    • Sports clubs
    • Sports media institutions
    • Sports Consulting Agencies
    • Sports Medicine Institutions
    • Colleges, Institutes and Departments of Mathematical Sciences
    • And other sports or non-sports institutions that have programs, initiatives or projects in the sports field
  • And is entitled to nominate and intend for international institutions
    • International Summer Associations
    • International Winter Federations
    • National Paralympic Committees
    • National Olympic Committees
    • International Associations recognized by the International Olympic Committee.

Note: Candidates who have already won the award may be eligible for the award provided they have achieved a higher achievement than previously achieved and within the period specified for achievement.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For further information, please visit

  • Avatar Monju Elvis says:

    We are Health Organization providing quality Health care to all and promoting Sports and Physical activities in the communities.
    I wish to find out if we are eligible to apply

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Monju Elvis,

      Only Arab Nationals are eligible to apply for this award.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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