Gawad Pinoy 2023 Awards for Filipinos in UAE: Nominations now open

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Nominations are now open for the Gawad Pinoy 2023 awards for outstanding Filipinos in the UAE.

The awards, organized by the Filipino Social Club in cooperation of the Community Development Authority, aims to recognize Filipinos with “exceptional contribution to their respectively fields and whose efforts positively impacted the Filipino community in the UAE and globally.”

Nineteen awards in various categories will be given to the most deserving winners. Some of the most notable awards include the Most Outstanding Longest Migrant Award to recognize longest-serving Filipino professionals or long-time Filipno residents in the UAE, and the Most Outstanding Entrepreneur Award for exceptional Filipino business owners with a valid business licence in the UAE under their name.

Here’s all you need to know about the Gawad Pinoy 2023 awards:

Who is qualified?

The Gawad Pinoy 2023 is open to all UAE-based Filipinos, 8 years old and above, with valid Emirates ID.

How to join?

Download the nomination form here and submit the fully accomplished form with your latest professional profile or CV with photo and copies of supporting documents on or before the deadline on May 30, 1pm (UAE time). Nominations must be emailed to

What are the award categories?

Most Outstanding Longest Migrant Award
Most Outstanding Entrepreneur Award
Most Outstanding Community Leader
Most Outstanding Community Volunteer
Exemplary Migrant Domestic Worker Award
Excellence Award in Engineering
Excellence Award in Architecture
Excellence Award in Business management, Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Excellence Award in Teaching Profession – Basic Education
Excellence Award in Teaching Profession – Higher Education
Excellence Award in Medical Profession
Excellence Award in Hospitality Industry
Excellence Award in Nursing Profession
Excellence Award in Performing Arts
Excellence Award in Visual Arts
Excellence Award in Literature
Excellence Award in Marketing and Advertising Profession
Excellence Award in Fashion Design
Outstanding Achiever in Sports

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