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Stelios Award For Disabled Entrepreneurs - 2011 shortlisted applicants

After 5 months and 65 applications (43 of which were eligible) we are now down to the final 12.

Please meet the 2011 shortlisted applicants...



Stelios Award For Disabled Entrepreneurs In The UK 2011

This unique and prestigious Award is being sponsored by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the serial entrepreneur best known for founding easyJet. The creation of the Award was motivated by Stelios' goal of not only supporting disabled entrepreneurs, but also raising awareness of the skills and inventiveness of those with disabilities.

We are now in the fifth year of the Award, which was launched in 2007. We are working in partnership with Leonard Cheshire Disability to find the winning disabled entrepreneur, who will be awarded a £50,000 prize to fund the further growth of their business. The two runners-up will also receive a prize of £1,000 each. The Award is a pan-disability award, please see the 'Further Information' tab for eligibility.



Stelios hosts evening reception at Cass European Alumni event.

European alumni event staged in Monaco on 10 September 2011.



Outstanding results by latest LSE Stelios Scholar graduates!

Many congratulations to our 2007-2011 Stelios Scholar cohort.

Outstanding results by this year’s LSE Stelios Scholar graduates!  Many congratulations to our 2007 – 2011 cohort who attended their graduation on 14 & 15 July this year.  And several of you are successfully working already.  A big well done to Isteaque Ahmed, Aiasha Khalid, Alice Yu, Robert Brereton, Rosa Rajendran, Gaurang Pipalia, Filipe Martins, Mohsen Khairaldin-Garcia and Tomas Vrba and we look forward to keeping in touch with you all.


Cass Business School has been ranked among the top 4 in the UK and top 15 in Europe

Cass Business School has been ranked among the top 4 in the UK and top 15 in Europe

11th August 2011

A letter to Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou from the Dean of Cass Business School writes:

The Financial Times has today published its European Business Schools ranking 2011 and Cass has been ranked 4th in the UK and 15th in Europe.

This ranking is compiled by amalgamating the Financial Times' rankings for Full Time MBA, Executive MBA, Executive Education and MSc Management, and we are pleased to have maintained a very high UK and European ranking.



Stelios Scholars and Entrepreneurs Win-Win Initiative - 2011

Check out the newest photos from the 2011 Win-Win Initiative! Scholars, academics and entrepreneurs met to review final recommendations for our three finalist entrepreneurs from Stelios' Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK



LSE Stelios Scholars Social - report

The first-ever LSE Stelios Scholars Social happened last week with plenty of refreshments, networking and good stories being shared by all! Thanks to everyone who participated in this special get-together!



Cass Business School networking evening

Stelios Scholars from Cass Business School got together yesterday evening for a networking gathering over delicious nibbles and drinks. Tom Rippin of On-Purpose, a company dedicated to developing social enterprise talent, gave a



Vanessa Heywood speaks to Making Lemonade

Check out this truly inspirational interview with Stelios Award winner Vanessa Heywood of Tiny Mites Music



£50,000 competition launches to find Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur of the Year 2010

7th June 2010

From 7 June, disabled entrepreneurs across the UK can enter to win the £50,000 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneur in the UK by submitting the application form and complying with the Award criteria.

This major award is run by Leonard Cheshire Disability and sponsored by easyGroup Chairman Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou - through the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation; it was presented in 2009 to John Pickup of Amputees in Action, a business that specializes in supplying amputee extras and stuntmen for film, television and military casualty training.



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