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Apply now for the Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK! New criteria & new prizes to be won!

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LOGO_UK_2016-page-001A total of £70,000 in cash prizes  to be won this year, a grand total of £570,000 since 2006.

This year the overall winner will win £30,000 & an additional 4 shortlisted applicants will win £10,000 each.

Deadline: 10th of October 2016

We are from today open for applications and the winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony on the 10th of November 2016 in London. The deadline for submitting the application is the 10th of  October 2016.  

For the first time this year we will mainly accept applications via our Facebook page online. Applicants are expected to like our page Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and join the group Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2016.

Contact us on Facebook to send you the application form and submit it back to us on our Facebook page via the inbox of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation! 

If a qualified applicant does not have access to Facebook then they should contact Leonard Cheshire on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 0207 112 1489 (Ext 1) who will guide them on how to apply. You can always visit www.leonardcheshire.org


Criteria:  

We are inviting applications from  entrepreneurs who started their companies in the UK in the last 7 years(2009 or later).

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

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.

Past winners and or applicants are welcome to re-apply.


Media Coverage:

Online

30/08/2016 independentliving.co.uk
30/08/2016 fundraising.co.uk
31/08/2016 lsbf.org.uk
02/09/2016 bestgrowthhub.org.uk
spinal.co.uk 
27/09/2016 All Together Now
29/09/2016 disabilityhorizons.com 

Press 

12/09/2016 Sunderland Echo (Page 14)
12/09/2016 Dorset Echo (Page 9)
13/09/2016 Buchan Observer (Page 22)
13/09/2016 Shields Gazette (Page 14)
13/09/2016 Wigan bserver (Leigh) (Page 30)
14/09/2016 Ashfield Chad (Page 44)
14/09/2016 Carrick Gazette (Page 10)
14/09/2016 Carluke Gazette (Page 18)
14/09/2016 Kirkintilloch Herald (Page 20)
14/09/2016 Mansfield Chad (Page 47)
14/09/2016 Cumbernauld News (Page 20)
14/09/2016 Bracknell News (Page 6)
14/09/2016 Clydebank Post (Page 26)
14/09/2016 Garstang Courier (Page 14)
14/09/2016 The Gazette (Page 20)
15/09/2016 Tamworth Herald (Page 12)
15/09/2016 Lancashire Telegraph (Page 14)
15/09/2016 Hendon Press (Page 8)
15/09/2016 Herts & Essex Observer (Page 10)
15/09/2016 Gazette and Herald Devizes (Page 51)
15/09/2016 Ilkeston Advertiser (Page 24)
15/09/2016 Brent and Kilburn Times (Page 14)
15/09/2016 Southwark News (Page 19)
15/09/2016 Berwickshire News (Berwick) (Page 28)
15/09/2016 Falkirk Herald (Page 36)
15/09/2016 Ellon Times (Page 16)
15/09/2016 Gravesend Messenger (Page 12)
15/09/2016 Atherstone & Coleshill Herald (Page 12)
16/09/2016 Mearns Leader (Page 20)
16/09/2016 Romsey Advertiser (Page 10)
16/09/2016 Portadown Times (Page 34)
16/09/2016 Rosshire Journal (Page 14)
16/09/2016 Hartlepool  Mail (Page 14)
16/09/2016 Galloway Gazette (Page 14)
16/09/2016 Paisley People (Page 4)
16/09/2016 Kincardineshire Observer (Page 20)
16/09/2016 Royal Borough Observer (Slough) (Page 14)
16/09/2016 Coalville Times (Page 17)
16/09/2016 Wiltshire Times (Page 43)
16/09/2016 Swadlincote Times (Page 17)
16/09/2016 The Catholic Times (Page 6)
16/09/2016 Worksop Guardian (Page 34)
16/09/2016 Ashby Times (Page 17)
16/09/2016 Third Force News (Page 10)
21/09/2016 Lancashire Telegraph (Page 12)
21/09/2016 Uttoxeter Advertiser (Page 16)
21/09/2016 Belper News (Page 21)
22/09/2016 Barry and District News (Page 12)
22/09/2016 Liverpool Echo (Page 31)
22/09/2016 Runcorn Weekly News (Page 12)
22/09/2016 Craven Herald and Pioneer (Page 13)
23/09/2016 Romford Recorder (Page 31)
23/09/2016 St Ives Times & Echo (Page 61) 
23/09/2016 Solihull News (Page 16)
28/09/2016 Newham Recorder (Page 57)