For each course a committee will select which students will receive a special award. They select from among all students graduating, and it is not necessary to apply for an award. These awards are made once a year on the date specified in the academic and administrative calendar.
In each faculty or centre, a committee made up of lectures proposes which students should be given a special award. This committee submits its proposal to the Board of the faculty or centre for approval. Once the Board has approved the proposal, they pass it on to the UAB Governing Council for final approval. The UAB informs the concerned students of the decision.
To be eligible for a special award, you must have completely finished your course at the UAB and have obtained an overall grade of 2.3 or above.
Every academic year, two special awards may be conferred for every 100 students that have completed a course. If there are more than 100 students, one additional award may be conferred for every 50 students or fraction thereof. If the number of students eligible for special awards is greater than the maximum number of special awards that can be conferred according to the above formula, the committee may invite candidates to sit a single test on a specific subject on the course.