Applications for the 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise are now open. Five Rolex Awards will be offered to Young Leaders, between the ages of 18 and 30 years old, who have a ground-breaking proposal or initiative that will help to expand knowledge of our world and improve the quality of life on the planet.
Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs - Get funding for your Business Idea
Brief description: The Association of African Universities (AAU) is offering small grants for Graduate Internships targeting Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Francophone member universities.
Application Deadline: 15th August, 2016
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Francophone member countries
To be taken at (country): Host countries
Eligible Field of Study: All
About the Award: The Association of African Universities (AAU) has intensified its advocacy for students from African universities to acquire employable skills for the world of work upon graduation from their universities.
From students, startups, young and social entrepreneurs to small & medium and successful businesses, African and global organizations open business plan competitions and awards annually to support and encourage budding and successful entrepreneurs in Africa.
Whether you need funding to bring your bright idea to limelight or have made innovative progress as an entrepreneur in Africa and need a platform to demonstrate your achievements,
Application Deadline: December 31, 2016 (see specific deadline for African cities below)
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Africa, Asia, Latin America, CEE and MENA
To be taken at (country): Switzerland
Brief description: Seedstars World offers exclusive and global startup competition to promote,
Application Deadline: June 20, 2016. | Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Scholarship recipients span across the globe
To be taken at (country): Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, USA
Brief description: If you are an innovator who is using business as a force for positive change in the world,
The Anzisha Prize seeks to award young entrepreneurs who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities.
12 finalists from across Africa will win an all-expenses paid trip to South Africa to be a part of a week-long entrepreneurship workshop and conference at the African Leadership Academy campus on the outskirts of Johannesburg.
This article was originally written by Tony Elumelu and published on Thisdaylive.com
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Application is Open for INDIAFRICA Young Visionaries Fellowship 2014 for Entrepreneurs in India and African
The INDIAFRICA YOUNG VISIONARIES FELLOWSHIP is a unique initiative that identifies young entrepreneurs in India and Africa and offers them opportunities for growth and collaboration.
The programme INDIAFRICA Young Visionaries Fellowship seeks to identify promising young entrepreneurs in India and Africa to offer them opportunities for growth and collaboration across the two geographies.
Recognizing and Rewarding Africa’s Exceptional Entrepreneurs
Are you a high performing African entrepreneur with a track record of business excellence and high social impact? Do you share our core belief that business is development and that entrepreneurship is the key to Africa’s economic resurgence?
The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) recognize and award exceptional entrepreneurial leaders who serve as role models to Africa’s aspiring entrepreneurs and demonstrate business excellence,