FAQ Q: Is it possible to participate in more than one category? What is the maximum number of participations? A: Yes, it is possible to participate in more than one category, and each participant may submit up to four participations Q: Is it possible to participate in more than one category using the same material? A: You cannot participate in more than one category using the same material. Q: Is it possible to submit a project which was managed by a third party? A: No, projects managed by a third party are not acceptable. Q: Is it possible to submit a hardcopy of the application? A: All applications must be electronic through the official award website. Q: If a technical error happens and the judges are not able to view the electronic file, will the submission be ignored? A: No, the application will not be ignored and the applicant will be contacted in such a situation on the contact information provided by the applicant in the form. Q: Is it possible for students and graduates to apply for categories other than the ones specified for students? A: No, they can only submit for their own specific category. Q: Is it possible for a government entity in Sharjah to participate in categories targeted at GCC countries? A: Yes, government entities in Sharjah can participate in categories targeted at GCC countries. Q: Are government entities notified if they win or qualify for the finals? A: Finalists are notified up to two weeks ahead of the Award’s closing ceremony. However, winners are only announced during the ceremony.