What is SEAA?

Based on His highness, Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah’s vision - to disseminate a culture of environmental awareness amongst all members of society, especially school students, Bee’ah, in collaboration with the Sharjah Education Zone (SEZ), took the initiative to launch an Emirate wide interschool competition under the title of Sharjah Environment Awareness Award (SEAA).

Keeping in line with the mission of preserving the environment and promoting a culture of environmental awareness amongst all residents, Bee’ah is pleased to present the Sharjah Environment Awareness Award to students from nurseries to Grade 12 in the Emirate of Sharjah. According to the criteria, Bee’ah will be offering valuable cash prizes to the winners and honouring them at a special ceremony.

The SEAA is an ongoing competition launched by Bee’ah in 2010 through the Bee’ah School of Environment. More than 450 schools and nurseries have participated in the SEAA and over 60 schools have been awarded for their outstanding efforts in their initiative towards protecting the environment. The participating schools actively involved their students in a range of creative environmental projects and art-craft environmental educational exhibitions based on the 3R’s and saving the environment’s natural resources.

Award Aim

The award program aims to increase environmental awareness amongst students from nurseries to Grade 12, and to encourage the youth to actively participate in environmentally educational activities within their school systems and promote self-initiative.

Award Objectives:

• To promote environmental education amongst students and instil values, knowledge and skills, which lead to positive behavioural changes that support the school and the environment.
• To instil values of positive behaviour and sense of responsibility among all students in accordance with sound environmental practices.
• To encourage all students to actively participate in their schools’ environmental activities and promote their own initiatives.
• To educate students about the UAE environment and global environmental issues.
• To promote students’ attitudes towards greening their school through environmental initiatives.
• To encourage schools to invest time and effort in creative environmental initiatives.



The judges will select the first place and second place winners from the following categories based on the following criteria and observed evidence:



7 th

SEAA Press conference (The start of registration)


6 th

Deadline for registering


24 th

Training workshops for the SEAA


9 th

Deadline for submitting the SEAA projects


12 th - 23 rd

Judging the submitted projects


10 th - 25 th

School visits to judge the projects


21 st

Awards ceremony


The deadline for the submission of the Sharjah Environment Awareness Award projects is Thursday 9th of March 2017, and no project will be accepted after this date. All projects should be submitted to Bee’ah’s head office.

Before handing in the project please make sure to:

  • Submit both a hard and electronic copy of the project enclosed in a package that is labeled with the category and grade level you have applied for.

  • If your school is participating in more than one category, please submit each project in a separate package that is labeled with each category you’re applying for.

  • Answer and submit the “questions about the project (School)” form found on page 33, “questions about the project (Teachers)” form found on page 34, “questions about the project (Students) form found on page 35 in the SEAA informational booklet.

  • Compile and make a list of all the teachers and students who worked on the project and submit it in the package, in order to make certificates for them if the school won in the SEAA.

  • Include all the documents in a secured file to prevent loss of the documents inside.

  • Include the contact number of a teacher in order for us to be able to call in case we had an inquiry about the project.


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