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Stelios Award for Disabled People in the UK launched!

  • Stelios Award for Disabled People launched
  • Closing Date: 6 October 2017
  • the award is open to all forms of entrepreneurship (including pre-revenue start-ups)
  • Prizes of £30000 and £10000 to win!
  • all forms of entrepreneurial activities even without a registered company would qualify

This unique and prestigious award is sponsored by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the renowned entrepreneur best known for founding easyJet.

The creation of the award was motivated by Stelios's goal of not only supporting disabled entrepreneurs, but also raising awareness of the skills and inventiveness of those with disabilities.

2017 award is now open

A total of £70,000 will be won:

top prize of £30,000 to the overall winner
four prizes of £10,000 to four other finalists

And this year the award is open to all forms of entrepreneurship (including pre-revenue start-ups).

Applications will be accepted from entrepreneurs who started their companies in the UK in the last 7 years (2010 or later).

However, all forms of entrepreneurial activities even without a registered company would qualify and this year people planning to start a business activity (even with just business plans at the pre-revenue stage) are welcome to apply.

The applicant must be registered with a disability and own at least half of the business.

Past winners and applicants are welcome to reapply.

The closing date for applications is 6 October 2017.
Click HERE for more information on the awards and to apply!