What’s On has details about the Abu Dhabi Awards, explaining how to nominate for the Abu Dhabi Awards. Nominations accepted until June 27.

Applications are now open for the annual Abu Dhabi Awards, which celebrates people who have made a positive impact in the emirate. Until June 27, residents can recommend members of the community for the honour.

Anyone can be considered for the award, regardless of age, gender, nationality or current residency, as long as they have made a positive contribution to Abu Dhabi.

To nominate someone visit the Abu Dhabi Awards stands in shopping malls across the capital, Al Ain and Western Region, drop a form in one of the 90 specially marked drop-boxes across the emirate, or fill out a form online via the website – abudhabiawards.ae.

First launched in 2005, there have been over 220,000 nominations and a total of 63 winners. Honourees have come from a variety of fields, including health, education, environment and charity.

“So many people have engaged with the Abu Dhabi Awards initiative by nominating people they feel have made a positive contribution to Abu Dhabi, and through this, unsung heroes are getting the recognition they deserve for their selfless deeds,” added a spokesperson from the Abu Dhabi Awards Organising Committee.

After nominations close, all entries will be evaluated by the Abu Dhabi Awards Committee, comprising leading dignitaries, officials and senior industry figures, who will produce a shortlist of the most qualified candidates.