Apply: Anzisha Prize 2020

Deadline: 01 April, 2020

The Anzisha Prize is a partnership between the African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation. It seeks to fundamentally and significantly increase the number of very young job generative entrepreneurs in Africa.


  • Monetary reward of a shared amount of $100,000
  • $2,000 access to a world-renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and training with the potential for further investment based on engagement and performance
  • $2,500 worth of rewards from consulting and mentorship services
  • $2,000 worth of rewards from global speaking events or experts-in-residence support
  • $1,000 worth of rewards from regional indabas across the continent
  • Applicants must be between 15 and 22 years old with an ID document or passport to present as evidence
  • Applicants must be a national of an African country with a business based in Africa for African customers/beneficiaries
  • The Anzisha Prize is not awarded for great ideas or business plans – the business, invention or social project must have already started with significant results to show
  • The business, invention or social project can be in any field or industry (science and technology, civil society, arts and culture, sports etc) – any kind of venture is welcome
  • Individuals who apply must be one of the founding members of a business


To apply and for more information, click here.

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