The Nasser Bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award (NBH Award), organized by Bahrain's Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs, is accepting entries.
To be eligible to participate in the Nasser Bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award (NBH Award), the Participant must belong to one of the following Age Groups:
- First Age Group (14 – 17 Years Old)
- Second Age Group (18 – 24 Years Old)
- Third Age Group (25 – 30 Years Old)
Participation is open to all Youth within the Age Groups mentioned above, from all over the world, regardless of Nationality or Country of Residence.
Participating in the NBH Award
- A Participation must be made to one of the six categories of the NBH Award: 1. Science; 2. Film Making; 3. Photography; 4. Graphic Design; 5. Art; 6. Architecture.
- A Participant is allowed to submit a maximum of one (1) Participation in a single category of the NBH Award, unless otherwise stated in the category specific rules.
- A Participant is allowed to participate in more than one category, as long as it is available to his/her age group, and the Participation must be complying with its category-specific rules.
- Late Participations are not allowed to be re-submitted if they do not pass the Verification and/or Quality Auditing Stage.
- The final Participation submitted should be the work of the Participant himself/herself.
- The Participant must be able to provide justification of his/her own work and credibility, if required to do so.
- The Participant is held liable for claims of plagiarism or breach of Intellectual Property Rights that are claimed against a Participation. The NBH Award promotes creativity and the Participants own work, hence cannot and will not be held liable or responsible for such actions from the Participants.
- Submission in progress will not be accepted.
- Participations who have won the first place position in any of the previous editions of the NBH Award are not allowed to be submitted in this edition of the NBH Award.
- The submitted Participation should not have been used and/or may not be used as marketing material for any other entity or organization.
- The NBH Award has the right to keep a copy of the Participation submitted and to promote and/or publish them (the Participant and/or the Participation), without exploiting them commercially. The Participant will maintain the Participations’ Intellectual Property Right.
- The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs (MYS) reserves the right to use a Participation in exhibitions and events, and distribute information about the Participation through any communication and media channels, while reserving the Intellectual Property Rights of the Participant.
- The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs (MYS) reserves the right to publish information about the winning Participants and/or Participations.
- Certificates of Participation will be provided only to Participants who have submitted and competed with at least one complete Submission, made in any of the six NBH Award categories. The certificates will be sent to the Participant electronically (in PDF format) only, after the NBH Awarding Ceremony.
NBH Award Judging
All Participations will be evaluated and judged by a neutral Judging Panel, which will decide the finalists (top three) and the winning (first place) Participation. All Judging Panel decisions are final and are not subject to appeal. The Judging Panel Committee reserves the right to request additional information from the Participant regarding their submitted Participation.
The language used in a Participation must be Arabic and/or English.
- The NBH Award Judging Panel will only select three finalists (1st, 2nd and 3rd positions) from each age group, in each category.
- For each age group, and in each category, there can be only one (1) first place winner.
- The NBH Award will handle the flight expenses and accommodation only for the finalists, in each age group and in each category, to attend the NBH Award – Awarding Ceremony, held in the Kingdom of Bahrain (only for those who are not residing in the Kingdom of Bahrain).
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