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Nominations and Entries are now ongoing for The Pan African Awards to individuals and organizations who use education to inspire entrepreneurship in Africa.
This Contest is open to Africans and submission must be made before the stated deadline to ensure that no candidate is disqualified.
Eligibility criteria is also of great importance and are noteworthy.
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About the Award
The Pan African Awards reward the very best projects which are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education. The awards are generously supported by The Saville Foundation, a charitable foundation based in South Africa.
Teach A Man To Fish to manage the awards using their expertise in enterprise education and highlight inspirational models and projects through their large network of educational organizations and schools.
Participants must follow these guidelines:
- Is your education or training project based in Africa?
- Does your organization actively demonstrate the success of their entrepreneurial approach to education? See above for our meaning of ‘entrepreneurship in education’.
- Is your education project innovative and inspiring?
- Does your organization have a large network of young people?
- Can you show that your project has had a positive impact on young people and your community?
Level/ Field of Study
The contest is meant for African participants who wish to use the tool of education to encourage entrepreneurship in Africa.
The number of opening for the contest is three
The scholarship is opened to African Entrepreneurs from any of the following countries. Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Congo-Brazzaville (also known as Republic of the Congo), Côte d’Ivoire (commonly known as Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
The rewards attached to the contest include;
- First prize of $15,000, 2nd and 3rd prizes of $5,000.
- There are three prizes available for top applicants.
- Winners will also benefit from enhanced visibility and enhanced sponsorship and donor opportunities.
- In addition, applicants that reach the shortlist stage will be invited to apply for the Future Partner Prize. For this prize, organizations are required to submit ideas on how they could partner with Teach A Man To Fish to take the School Enterprise Challenge program to a wider audience. Winners will receive a cash prize and will work further with Teach A Man To Fish to become a future partner.
- For exceptionally high-performing organizations, it is possible to win both a top prize and the partner prize.
- Top prize winners are expected to use the prize funds toward furthering their work as explained in their Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education 2017 application.
The major criteria for becoming eligible are:
- They’re entrepreneurial- they have innovative ways of tackling problems in education, they generate their own income, or they empower future generations of entrepreneurs.
- They’re sustainable- they are financially, socially and environmentally sustainable in the future and that look beyond donations and subsidies as their primary source of income.
- They create Impact- they achieve measurable results in terms of educational achievement and economic outcomes for participants and the wider community.
The scholarship deadlines are 14th August 2021 and are offered annually.
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