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Apply: SmarterPrize Business Grant Competition 2015 (Up to N100k in prizes)

SmarterPrize is a small business grant competition for young people with creative and innovative business ideas.

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Apply: SmarterPrize Business Grant Competition 2015 (Up to N100k in prizes)

iKapture Networks 6 comments

Applications are open for the 2015 SmarterPrize competition. SmarterPrize is a small business grant competition for young people with creative and innovative business ideas. The competition is organised by iKapture Networks with support from the US Department of States’ Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF). The aim is to identify young secondary school leavers between 15 and 24 years who have smart business ideas but lack fund to start-up.

Selected finalists will receive grants of up to N100,000, mentoring and training to help them launch their enterprises.

Prizes and Benefits:

  • The first place winners will get N100,000
  • The second place winner will receive N75,000
  • Third place will receive N50,000
  • 10 finalists will receive mentoring and training.

Eligibility:

  • Young people between the ages of 15 – 24 are invited to apply
  • Individuals and Team can apply. Teams should comprise of a maximum of 3 members.
  • Application is open to secondary school leavers waiting to get admission into the University
  • Undergraduate University students are not eligible for this competition
  • Applicants and their businesses should be based in Calabar
  • All applicants must be able to speak and write in English
  • YLEAD Alumni members who meet the requirements are invited to apply
  • Applicants less than 18 years will be required to provide parental consent letter if they advance to semi-finalist stage

Rules:

  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered
  • Any information found out not to be true on the application will lead to the disqualification of the applicant or team
  • Multiple applications by one candidate/team will lead to disqualification

For more information and to apply, visit SmarterPrize 2015.

6 Comments

Edet, Emmanuel Bassey

November 8, 2015 at 12:36 pm

cool, i really need to apply.

Alfred Kingsley

November 15, 2015 at 1:02 pm

After today 15th Nov how will i know if i have been chosen?

    admin

    November 15, 2015 at 5:14 pm

    You will get an email notification, if you are successful.

      alfred

      January 14, 2016 at 1:56 pm

      I applied for the grant and I’ve not gotten a reply since, does that mean am not successful?

        iKapture Networks

        January 22, 2016 at 9:28 am

        Yes, it means you were not successful. Please try again when applications open later this year.

alfred

December 30, 2015 at 12:39 pm

I haven’t got an email from you. Does that mean I didn’t pass?

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