A nominee must:
1) Be a citizen of a Middle East or North African (MENA) country.
2) Reside and work in MENA aged between 20 – 40 years.
3) Have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Economics.
4) Have a minimum of 3 years of working experience.
5) Be willing to provide evidence of impact.
6) Proof of work showing how he/she is influencing the MENA economy as an economist.