Call for Submissions: Student Life Awards 2023 | HBKU
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Student Life Awards 2023

  • All Day
  • Auditorium, Minaretein, Education City


Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Student Affairs office is pleased to launch the latest edition of its annual ‘Student Life Awards’ to encourage students to become socially responsible through active involvement in the university’s non-academic activities.

The ‘Student Life Awards’ will be conferred during a banquet to recognize students who have made noteworthy extra-curricular contributions to the university and the community.

Nominees will be evaluated by the Student Affairs committee on the basis of their participation and involvement in the university’s informal learning environment including community service and engagement, student leadership, and competitions (sports and non-sports).

Nomination requirements and award criteria are determined as per the categories below:

Community Service Award

Awarded to an individual or a group for project(s) that promote volunteerism; campus community welfare; external community and/or environmental welfare.

The applicant should have

  • Participated in the university or community volunteering programs and activities.
  • Promoted a culture of volunteer work.

Community Engagement Award

Awarded to an individual or a group for project(s) that have a positive impact on campus vibrancy, community bonding, social integration, and/or education outreach.

The applicant should have:

  • Created a sustainable/innovative impact on the HBKU community.
  • Assumed an active role in the achievement, support, and continuity of the goals of a student club.
  • Contributed to the creation of a teamwork culture within the student body.


Leadership Award

Recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary and effective leadership capabilities in a team, committee, project, or student organization.

The applicant should have:

  • Served in a leadership position during HBKU events or at external events representing HBKU.
  • Exhibited outstanding leadership skills.


Competition Award

Recognizes an individual or team who has represented HBKU at the international, regional, and/or national levels.

The applicant should have:

  • Participated in an educational competition locally/internationally.
  • Secured the first, second, or third place in the competition.


Sports Award

Recognizes a sports team that has demonstrated high performance and achievement in sports-related activities.

The applicant should have:

  • Participated in one or more of the university’s sports activities.
  • Achieved an outstanding result in a sports competition(s).
  • Committed to sport ethics during training sessions and sport events.


Guidelines and Conditions

Nomination Guidelines

  • The student should fill in the online nomination application by clicking the APPLY NOW button below.
  • The student can nominate themselves for more than one award category and must provide supporting documentation and/or a reference letter.

General Conditions

  • The nominee must be a current student through the academic year 2022/23.
  • The activities submitted should have been conducted from May 2022 onwards.
  • The nominee should not have been subject to any disciplinary action (dismissal or warning) during the current academic year.
  • A student who has previously won an award is not eligible to apply again for the same award category.

Submission Deadline: 
February 25, 2023

Winners Announcement: 
March 13, 2023