2021 Rolex Awards for Entrepreneurship is now open for Nominations


Deadline: 15 April 2020

Nominations are now open for 2021 Rolex Awards for Entrepreneurship to identify and invest in pioneering projects of exceptional individuals from around the world.

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The Laureates will receive 20,000 Swiss francs to continue their projects. In addition, Rolex gives winners access to a network of 150 Laureates in previous editions, an international advertising campaign and a Rolex stopwatch.

Focus Areas

The projects should fit into five areas:

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  • science and health
  • applied technology
  • exploration
  • cultural heritage
  • the environment

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants to the Rolex Awards can apply for anyone of any nationality, over 18 years of age, who develops innovative projects with the goal of enhancing humanity’s knowledge and improving the quality of life on the planet.
  • Please note that:
    • The application must be completed in English.
    • Candidates are allowed to fill in only one application.
    • The candidate should be the person who plays a leading role in the project or the organization.
    • The 2021 Rolex Awards for Enterprise do not provide scholarships for academic studies.
    • Candidates have a maximum of two weeks to complete their pre-application form once they create an account.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

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For more information, please visit https://www.rolex.org/rolex-awards/about

  • Avatar Pastor Henry says:

    Wants detailed information about the Rolex awards and how I and members of my NGo can benefit

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Pastor Henry,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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