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Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK

The Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK- administered in partnership with Leonard Cheshire Disability - rewards those with disabilities who have demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial spirit and business ability in the face of significant barriers. The overall winner wins £30,000 & an additional 4 shortlisted applicants win £10,000 each at an annual award ceremony organized by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation in London.



Past winners & shortlisted candidates of our UK Award among Britain's most influential people!

disability_powerTwo of our past winners of the Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK are featured in this year's Power 100 issue.

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

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

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2015 winner of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs, Geoff Holt, featured in The Telegraph: "Quadriplegic sailor plans to circumnavigate the globe"

Geoff-Holt-telegraphDisabled yachtsman Geoff Holt has already sailed around Britain and across the Atlantic. Now he plans to circumnavigate the globe.

23 January 2016

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EVERYONE'S A WINNER!

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4 November 2015

EVERYONE'S A WINNER!

DISABLED YACHTSMAN WINS PRESTIGIOUS
STELIOS ENTREPRENEUR AWARD 2015

· Leading yachtsman and disability advocate wins the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2015

· Unique award worth £50,000 is chosen personally by easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

· Both runners up (a film maker and rehab specialist) also receive £10,000 each.

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Few hours before the announcement of the big winner of the Stelios UK Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2015

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In a few hours the £50,000 award will go to one of the three finalists of 2015's Stelios UK Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs run by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.

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Stelios reveals shortlist for 2015 disabled entrepreneur award

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· Three finalists announced for the 2015 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs

· Winner of the unique award worth £50,000 announced on November 4 2015

· Award chosen personally by EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.


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Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2015, 04/11/2015


awards-uk-2015Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2015, 04/11/2015



TO A £50,000 AWARD CEREMONY & FUNDRAISER

On Wednesday 4th of November 2015 - 6.30pm

Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London SW7 4LH



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Access magazine highlights Stelios Disability Award as deadline for applications looms

Access magazine highlights Stelios Disability Award as deadline for applications looms

15th September 2015

Access, the leading disability magazine highlights the work of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation in encouraging disabled entrepreneurs to grow their businesses with its £50,000 cash prize for the most successful disabled entrepreneur. The applications deadline for this year's award is the close of business on Friday 18 September. Forms and supporting notes can be downloaded from www.leonardcheshire.org.
Please click here to see the full Access magazine article.


 

Just a week left to apply for the UK Stelios Award!

Just a w3eek left to apply for the UK Stelios Award!

8th September 2015

Business people with disabilities or a long term health condition have just a week left to apply for this year's Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK.

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Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK – now open!

Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK – now open!

10th July 2015

easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou will award a £50,000 prize to the disabled entrepreneur showing the best progress to date. Please follow this link to award details and application pack.

Please click here to view the full press release.


 

Talented Leeds businessman wins Sir Stelios prize for UK's top disabled entrepreneur

Talented Leeds businessman wins Sir Stelios prize for UK's top disabled entrepreneur

4th November 2014

A 31-year-old Leeds-based entrepreneur who was told he wouldn't live past 30, has won the prestigious Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2014 run by EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.

Ben Wolfenden received a £50,000 cash prize to help grow his business, Visibilis, at a special awards ceremony in London this evening.

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Three finalists named for the Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK

29th October 2014

With only days to go to the big night, here are the 3 finalists but only one will get the cash prize of £50,000!

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