Mustafa Prize Nomination Form must be filled out only by eminent scientists of the world or nominating institutions. Self-nomination will not be considered by the Secretariat.
Nominators are required to complete the form in English for individuals who have outstanding works or a seminal achievement by observing the following criteria:
Distinguishing feature of the work: The work should be notably innovative, outstanding, and immanent; it must have specific application and tangible results with reasons specified for its significance. The work should not have already received any of the few most distinguished and authentic international awards.
Influence of the work: The work should have already resulted in a scientific contribution to pushing back the frontiers of knowledge; it should also have had a great regional or global impact. Its results should have been published either in the form of a scientific theory or should have the potential for wealth generation. Moreover, it should have a visible impact on the economy, culture, society, health improvement, environment, and/or public welfare. The work should also have a share in addressing scientific and technological needs and solving social problems.
Owner of the work: The owner of the work (nominee) needs to have a valuable scientific background and good reputation, and her/his work should have contributed to the development of new technologies. The nominee should also have an innovative and holistic view. Moreover, she/he must be alive. The prize is not awarded posthumously.