The President’s Special Achievement Awards Committee has announced on the Government Gazette that they have started accepting nominations for the ‘President’s Award for Special Achievement’. The Committee published the guidelines for Special Achievement Awards along with the announcement.
The President’s Award for Special Achievement are divided into four categories. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate for the categories may submit applications before the end of the workday on Thursday, 16 September 2021.
The first of these four is for individuals who attained significant achievements during higher education and training – acquiring certification equivalent to Maldives Qualification Authority (MQA) ranking levels 10 with an exceptional result and individuals acquiring certification equivalent to MQA ranking levels 7, 8, 9 and having achieved the highest rank in their course at their higher education institution.
The second category will see awards given to individuals who had excelled at or achieved the highest rank in an international competition or exhibition. The third category is for innovative and enterprising individuals who had presented practical resolutions or outstanding solutions by conducting academic research on key national challenges. The fourth category will see awards given out to talented youth who were remarkably creative and innovative in their field and acknowledged to have had a positive effect on national progress. This award is exclusive to young people aged between 18 to 35.
The nomination forms for the President’s Award for Special Achievement can be submitted through the designated portal “Form Hushahelhun” http://apply.presidency.gov.mv on the President’s Office’s website. Completed nomination forms can be submitted through the designated portal until the final deadline at 02.00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021.