The Muslim Awards for Excellence (MAX) recognizes an individual every year with a MAX Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding professional achievement, service and dedication to the Muslim community and Canada.

Eligibility Criteria

A nominee must:

  1. The nominee must be a self-identified Muslim, and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  2. The lower age limit to qualify for this award is 60.
  3. The candidate must demonstrate significant achievement, creativity and leadership in a professional domain and through lasting contributions to the Muslim and Canadian community at large.
  4. The candidate has made significant contributions to their profession and community consistently over the course of their lifetime.
  5. Posthumous awards will be considered.
  6. The candidate must embody the vision and mission of MAX, i.e.:
    • Mission Statement: Recognize, reward, celebrate & motivate high achievement, positive and productive contributions to society by Muslims in Canada.
    • Vision: Elevate the brand of Muslims in Canada.

Judging Process

MAX Advisory Board and a panel of prior year winners & finalists will be judging all qualified candidates based on merit.