ABOUT THE AWARD
Anzisha prize Young Entrepreneurs Awards seeks to reward successful young entrepreneurs across Africa who have created and set up modern innovative solutions to problems facing and disturbing their environment and societies.
Also the Anzisha prize Young Entrepreneurs Awards seeks to reward successful young entrepreneurs across Africa who have started and grown their own successful business within and around their environment and societies.
Therefore the organizers of the award will seek to select 12 individuals from across Africa and will reward the young successful entrepreneurs with a trip to South Africa which will be fully paid for and all expenses covered.
The trip to South Africa will enable the young entrepreneurs attend a entrepreneurship workshop and conference which will last for a week at the African Leadership Academy Campus in Johannesburg.
There is a prize at stake as winners will be selected from the 12 individuals and will share the prizes worth $75,000.
To be selected for these awards, the entrepreneurs and their business or projects will be based on the following:
Has the business they created been of benefit to their society and community and has it affected the people positively.
When trying to solve problems in the society through your solutions, are they better ideas or developments that aid and bring a positive impact to the society
The business you have set up, does it have the ability to exceed where it is now and can it be copied and developed with more assistance as well as investment.
Should be between the ages of 15-22
The business should already be established and in progress and there should be evidence of this
The business or project can be from any area of specialization
The award is open to individuals and groups who own a business or project of their own. In the case of groups they will select a member to represent the group for the award and prize and this individual must be a founding member of the group.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are done online. Click here for to contact the award provider for more information on how to apply.
Application deadline is April 15 2015