2018 Rolex Awards: Encouraging a Spirit of Enterprise in Individuals Worldwide

Deadline: 30 June 2017

Applications are open for the 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise with an aim to encourage a spirit of enterprise in individuals around the world by supporting outstanding endeavors in areas that advance human knowledge and well-being.

Five Rolex Awards will be offered to Young Leaders, between the ages of 18 and 30 years old, who have a ground-breaking proposal or initiative that will help to expand knowledge of world and improve the quality of life on the planet.


  • Environment
  • Applied Science and Technology
  • Exploration

Award Information

  • The five winners will each receive 100,000 Swiss francs, double the amount of prize money previously offered to young Award winners.
  • They will also benefit from worldwide publicity and receive a Rolex chronometer.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise are open to candidates who are between the ages of 18 and 30 on June 30, 2017.
  • 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 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise do not provide scholarships for academic studies.
  • Candidates have a maximum of three weeks to complete their application form once they create an account.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, visit http://www.rolexawards.com/about/apply

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