2019-Pan-African-Awards-for-Entrepreneurship-in-Education

Apply today for the Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education; an annual competition run with the generous support of The Saville Foundation. 

For over 11 years, the Pan-African Awards have celebrated the work of organisations teaching young people about entrepreneurship or using innovative business strategies to fund education in Africa. The Pan-African Awards is one of the only competitions recognising organisations from across all sectors working to enhance communities, curb youth unemployment and promote education through enterprise. The recognition and celebration of innovative and sustainable initiatives not only supports winning organisations to grow their impact but also helps to promote new models for change to more communities. 

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Location:

African Countries

Benefits

Winners receive: 

  • Unrestricted funding: $15,000 for the top place winner, $5,000 for our 3 runner-up and partner winners
  • A fully-funded spot for a delegate to attend a Teach A Man To Fish event
  • Publicity on the Teach A Man To Fish platform including our Members’ Network made up of leaders in education, development and entrepreneurship from around the world

Eligibilities

Entry Criteria

  •  The competition is open to all organizations with a focus on education located in one of the 55 African countries for which awards are available (see the official websitle).
  • Entries can be submitted on behalf on another organization – e.g. by non-African NGOs on behalf of their local partner / office – however prize monies and conference travel bursaries must be claimed by and used for the benefit of, the Africa-based organization
    itself.
  • The full list of African countries for which awards are available is as follows: 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
  • All entries must be accompanied by work contact details of a suitable referee who is able to confirm that the contents of the entry are a true and accurate representation of the entrant’s work
  • Referees must be i) independent of your organisation and ii) either a government official, qualified professional, or senior employee of an internationally recognized institution.
  • Qualified professionals for the purpose of this competition include: teachers (employed by a different institution), doctors, lawyers, judges, accountants, bankers, engineers, Teach A Man To Fish is a UK registered charity no. 1112699 – www.teachamantofish.org.uk
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  • Referees cannot include family members of the entrant. If you have any doubts about whether your referee meets these criteria please contact
    [email protected] A Man To Fish.org.uk prior to submitting an entry.
Eligible Regions: African Countries and all organisations that work in Africa

Application Process

  • The application deadline is the 16th of August 2019.
  • Applicants have until midnight (BST) to submit an online application at the Apply Now link.
  • This year’s new form has more opportunities to share the educational, entrepreneurial and sustainable aspects of your work and only takes about an hour to complete. 

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Application Deadline: August 16, 2019

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