Nominations are open for entrepreneurs to participate in the application process for the HRH Prince Abdulaziz International Award for Entrepreneurship.
The annual awards were launched by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz as an initiative of The Centennial Fund, under the supervision of the Advisory Council. The aim of the programme, according to the organizers, 'is to encourage entrepreneurial projects and celebrate the owners of such projects in the Kingdom through commendations and awards'.
The total prize value is one million Saudi riyals (equivalent to US$270,000). In addition, the award covers all the expenses of all the winners coming from all over the world to Saudi Arabia to collect their respective prizes.
The award consists of five main categories:
1. Best Start-up Project Award
2. Best Existing Project Award
3. Best Entrepreneurs Award
4. Best Mentor Award
5. Child Entrepreneur Award
Prince Abdulaziz Bin Abdullah award will be fully responsible to host winners, accommodate, transfer from and to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and any other expense, said a press statement from the organizers.
Registration can be completed through the award's official website, http://abdulazizprize.org.sa/en/.
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