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Apply: Savvy Prize for Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs

Savvy is calling all entrepreneurs from around the world, with high-impact for-profit or non-profit projects, to apply for the Savvy Prize 2022 for Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs, which seeks to recognize and support the efforts of impact-driven entrepreneurs working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems through innovative and sustainable ways.

This year’s Prize is being supported by The Roddenberry Foundation and comes with a lot of benefits including up to $3,000 in cash prizes, product development support, and marketing endeavors.

ELIGIBILITY

The Prize is open to Savvy Fellows who are currently participating in the Savvy program, or that have completed the program.

For those who aren’t Savvy Fellows yet, they can apply first to the Savvy Fellowship Program, and after getting accepted into the program, they can apply for the Prize, right away.

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For current and past Fellows, they can immediately apply for the Savvy Prize.

For those applying to the program, it’s important to note that the program is open to aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs around the world. This means the program accepts individuals who are seeking to start a business and those who have already started one.

There is no geographical, ethnic, or academic restriction. The program accepts new Fellows between the ages of 18 – 40, who can demonstrate in their application their passion to learn and create lasting change in their community (and the world.) However, we consider applicants above the age of 40, with at least 5 years of work or entrepreneurial experience.

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PRIZES AND BENEFITS

The top 10 finalists and winners will receive a certificate of achievement.

First Prize: $1,450 worth

1. $450 – In Cash

2. $450 – Article feature on 4 media websites

3. $550 – 1 year $540 web and app hosting + $10 domain name registration

Second Prize: $1,000 worth

1. $450 – Article feature on 4 media websites

2. $550 – 1 year $540 web and app hosting + $10 domain name registration

Third Prize: $550 worth

1. $550 – 1 year $540 web and app hosting + $10 domain name registration

JUDGING CRITERIA

The jury, made up of Savvy mentors will carefully select finalists and winners based on the following criteria:

1. Innovative

2. Community-based

3. High potential for impact

4. Sustainable

5. Originality.


HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SAVVY PRIZE

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For non-Savvy Fellows:

1. Apply for the Fellowship Program at https://savvyfellows.com/apply/

2. After being accepted into the program, you can apply for the Prize immediately from: https://savvyfellows.com/prize/

For Savvy Fellows

For Fellows (who are currently partaking in the program or have completed the program), you can apply for the Savvy Prize immediately from: https://savvyfellows.com/prize/

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline for application is December 31, 2021, at 12 midnight GMT.

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