Pan African “Teach a Man to Fish” Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education (Win $15,000 for your work!)

The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

Program(s) Offered: Enterprise, Entrepreneurship
Program Level: Contest
Provider: The Saville Foundation, The Pan African Awards
Country to Work in: Africa

Scholarship Description
The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education offers numerous awards to individuals and organisations who use education to inspire entrepreneurship in Africa. You could win $15,000 for your work!

This is an annual competition seeking the very best organisations and projects who are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education in Africa. Organisations providing young people with hands-on business experience or using community-based business solutions to fund education have the chance to win $15,000 USD for their work through the Pan-African Awards for Enterprise in Education.

The competition is run with the generous support of The Saville Foundation and managed by Teach A Man To Fish. Apply for the Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education today!

The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

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 'Eligible Groups' below). The main criteria for becoming successful 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.
Participants must follow these guidelines:
  • Is your education or training project based in Africa?
  • Does your organisation 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 organisation have a large network of young people?
  • Can you show that your project has had a positive impact on young people and your community?
Eligible groups
Citizens of the following countries:
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.

Participating Institutions
All organizations in Africa are eligible

Number of awards
In addition to the three main awards, other prizes and awards will be granted

Scholarship benefits
=> Top Prize - $15,000
=> 2 Runner Up Prizes - $5,000
=> Future Partner Prize - $5,000
All winners will also win a fully funded spot for one delegate at our annual Education That Pays conference.

Alongside 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, organisations are required to submit ideas on how they could partner with Teach A Man To Fish to take the School Enterprise Challenge programme 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 organisations, it is possible to win both a top prize and the partner prize.

Method of Application
Applications are now open. To get your application ready:
  1. Read about the competition, eligibility criteria and application tips in the Application Guide.
  2. Review the Terms and Conditions.
  3. Download the Offline Form to see the questions on the application and prepare your answers
  4. Submit your application
Accepting entries until August 14th, 2018

Winners will be announced in mid-September 2018.

The Pan-African Awards are generously supported by The Saville Foundation, a charitable foundation based in South Africa. Teach A Man To Fish manage the awards using their expertise in enterprise education and highlight inspirational models and projects through their large network of educational organisations and schools.

Application Deadline: 14 August 2018
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY in Africa)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Awards and Grants for International Students

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