The #1 Changemakers Award in the Region

Raise Awareness

The aim of this annual award is to raise awareness about the pivotal role that Arab youth can play in their communities and to shed light on the success stories of highly responsible and innovative young citizens.

Showcase Young Changemakers

The award aims to attract youth in the Arab world who have been able through their voluntary, innovative, impact-driven, and entrepreneurial initiatives in social and other development fields to contribute clearly towards achieving the SDGs.

Inspire Youth

This award will recognize rising changemakers in the region and inspire young people to act as positive change catalysts in their local community to empower youth locally and globally.

Key Partners and Supporters

Eligibility Criteria

Arab Region

National and international youth residing in the Arab Region for at least the last 2 years.

Young Change-maker

Young changemakers aging between 13 and 21 years old

Students and Dropouts

Must be either a university student or a high school student or a student of equivalent studies such as technical institutes; drop-outs can also apply

Social Impact

Could demonstrate exceptional social work or youth-led initiatives in the development fields that bring some positive change in their local community over the last year starting either in the pre-college or university years

Award Timeline

January 18, 2023
Launching the Application
January 18, 2023
March 15, 2023
Closing the Application
March 15, 2023
April 12, 2023
Announcing the Finalist
April 12, 2023
May 31, 2023
Final Interviews
May 31, 2023
June 30, 2023
Announcing the winners
June 30, 2023

Award Benefits

Public Recognition

Increased Impact

Valuable Awards

Access to Training