Grants, Awards & Fellowships

APPLY NOW! 2017 Ken-Saro-Wiwa Foundation Ken Jr. Award For Innovation

Starting in 2017, the Foundation will present the Ken Junior Award for Innovation to four start-up technology companies in Port Harcourt.

The Ken Junior Award recognises and seeks to overcome the barriers to economic development and innovation in Port Harcourt, namely access to electricity, internet connection, mentoring and networking. We believe these are more valuable than any cash prize.

Application Deadline: 25th August 2017

Each of the awardees will win six months:

  • Self-contained office space at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Centre
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Constant electricity
  • Access event space for holding workshops and trainings
  • Business support and trainings
  • Peer Learning
  • Mentorship from industry experts

Winners will be picked based on the following criteria:

  • An innovative solution to an identified social, economic or environmental problem that has a technological element
  • A sustainable and scalable businesses model
  • A team with passion, experience and complementary skills

To apply for this program, follow the link download a copy of the application, fill in the necessary information, and send a copy to with “APPLICATION TO THE KEN JR. AWARD” as subject of the mail.

For more information, kindly visit the official website HERE.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top
%d bloggers like this: