Award Categories

CATEGORY 1: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting

This award is given to a young person in the entertainment industry who has recorded remarkable achievement in acting, and other fields of entertainment.


CATEGORY 2: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Fashion and Design

This award is given to a young person who has demonstrated measurable achievement in the field of fashion and style.


CATEGORY 3: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty

This award is given to a young person in the entertainment industry who has recorded remarkable achievement in the Beauty industry-category


4: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

This award is given to a young person in the entertainment industry who has recorded remarkable achievement in music.


CATEGORY 5: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Professional Service

This award is given to a professional or a technocrat who has made an outstanding contribution in the private sector.


CATEGORY 6: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Business

This award is given to an entrepreneur who has demonstrated extraordinary vision, leadership, and commitment to running a business enterprise, and recorded measurable business success in terms of growth (profit, market share, employees) and/or in terms of his or her reputation (creativity, quality, and aesthetic).


CATEGORY 7: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Sports

This category is given to an outstanding youth who have made remarkable achievements in sports category


8: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education

This award is given to a young person who has recorded measurable impact in advancing education through advocacy, activism, innovation, enterprise, and, institution building.

This category is endowed by the University of Sussex.


 

 CATEGORY 9: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology

This award is given to a researcher, scientist, innovator, inventor who has distinguished herself or himself and achieved a measurable breakthrough in the field of science and technology.


CATEGORY 10: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for New Media

This award is given to a young person who is reaching new frontiers as an innovator, publisher, business owner, entrepreneur, or professional in new media.


CATEGORY 11: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Media Enterprise

It is awarded to a young person working in the media who stands out among his or her peers, demonstrates entrepreneurial and leadership abilities, potential to change his or her sector, market awareness, and understanding.


CATEGORY 12: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service

This award is given to a professional or technocrat who has made outstanding contribution in public service.


CATEGORY 13: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts & Culture

This award recognizes extraordinary achievement in the promotion and the preservation of the best of our arts and culture. This includes young creators, innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, artists, film makers, and cartoonists.


CATEGORY 14: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Comedy

This award is given to a young person in the creative industry who has recorded remarkable achievement. This includes stand up comedy, online comedy etc.


CATEGORY 15: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy

This award is given to a young person who has demonstrated exceptional vision, passion, and commitment to a social or developmental cause and made a measurable impact on lives.


CATEGORY 16: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture

This award is given to an entrepreneur, advocate, or professional who has demonstrated vision, leadership, and commitment and made a measurable impact in the field of agriculture, and agro-related causes and organisations.


CATEGORY 17: The Edwin George Prize for Photography

This award is given to a young person in the photo industry who has recorded remarkable achievement – arts, street, wedding, portraits, aerial, fashion photography etc.


CATEGORY 18: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Journalism

This award is given to a writer, reporter, presenter, producer, and other professionals working in the journalism profession who has demonstrated excellence in the work of telling of stories and bringing the news to the public.


CATEGORY 19: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (visual)

This award is given to a young person in the visual/television industry who has recorded remarkable achievement.


CATEGORY 20: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (audio)

This award is given to a young person in the entertainment industry who has recorded remarkable achievement in audio or radio industry.


CATEGORY 21: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year

This prize is awarded to a young person whose work sets him or her apart as a role model, setting the pace for other young leaders on the continent. He/She must also demonstrates entrepreneurial and leadership abilities, potential to change his or her sector, market awareness, and understanding.