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. The annual award ceremony organized by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation in London, will take place in November 2017. (Updated for the 2017 Awards).
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and leading international charity Leonard Cheshire Disability announced today Alex Papanikolaou from Glasgow is the winner of the Stelios Award for disabled entrepreneurs 2016 and the £30,000 prize money.
Record number of applicants for this year's Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK, in partnership with Leonard Cheshire Disability! The winners will be announced on November the 10th, 2016! We wish good luck to all the applicants!
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.
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.