Call for Nominations: Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK

Deadline: 1 October 2018

Nominations are open for “Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs” to recognise the exceptional spirit and business ability of disabled entrepreneurs.

The Stelios Award is a business award run in partnership with the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. It welcomes start-ups, social enterprises and companies which are already up and running.

Prize Information

  • Each of their five finalists win £10,000 with the winner recieving an extra £20,000 to help kickstart their business or take it to the next level.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The award is open to companies whose owners are over the age of 18, operating and registered in the UK only.
  • The award is open to registered and not-yet-registered companies, charities and social enterprises registered the UK.
  • Applicants must be a disabled entrepreneur and must own at least 50% of the company. Exceptions are occasionally made, subject to Sir Stelios’s decision. The award uses the Equality Act 2010 definition of disability.
  • The applicant must have, or plans to have an active online presence
  • The company must not be more than seven years old
  • Candidates must declare any previous applications, or any negative press coverage about themselves or their company if short-listed.
  • Past winners and/or applicants are welcome to re-apply. Many winners have applied, and won, before.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application forms via given website.

Eligible Country: United Kingdom

For more information, please visit Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs.

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