The Anzisha Prize envisions a future in which Africa has a large number of job-generating young entrepreneurs (15-22). The program’s main focus is a three-year fellowship that has a pioneering approach in developing business acumen skills and setting young people on a journey to succeed as entrepreneurs through a variety of activities that support entrepreneurial growth for young people.

Every year, the Anzisha’s Prize embarks on a search for 26 exceptional young entrepreneurs to become Anzisha Prize Fellows, providing them with the financial and networking support they require to succeed.

Anzisha Prize is accepting nominations for the 2022 Anzisha Prize cohort in advance of announcing the top 26 fellows for this year. If you know a student or young person with leadership potential (aged 15 to 22) who is contributing to your country’s economic growth and job creation, NOMINATE them to ensure their achievements are recognized.


– A shared cash prize of 140 000 USD
– Access to business coaching and mentoring
– Bi-annual cash stipends
– Opportunity to network with other Anzisha Prize changemakers

Nominations are welcome in 4 different languages (English, French, Portuguese, Arabic). Nominate an entrepreneur.

Go to for more information on the nomination process.


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