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UNWTO Youth In Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024 for African Youths

UNWTO Youth In Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024 for African Youths

UNWTO Youth In Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024 for African Youths

Apply now for the UNWTO Youth In Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024! Smart individuals interested in exploring, and seeking funding, partnerships, and mentorship for their projects can present them globally for support.

The sole aim is to create a powerful platform for African youth, startups, entrepreneurs, students, and small businesses to generate income and advance their careers.

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Award Summary:

Award Sponsor(s): World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Host Institution(s): University of Winnipeg, Canada

Award Worth:

  • $1,000 grant seed for the winner.
  • $500 grant seed for 1st & 2nd runners-up.
  • Free enrollment in short courses offered by UNWTO.
  • Mentorship, partnerships, potential funding, and career opportunities.
  • Chance to join a network of African youth in Tourism Mentors and Innovators.

Nationality: Africans

Requirements and eligibility criteria for UNWTO Youth In Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024 for African Youths:

  • Open to African youth.
  • Age limit: 35 years.
  • Presentation requires a demo/Minimum Viable Product (MVP) within 5 minutes.

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Application Procedure for UNWTO Youth In Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024 for African Youths (How to apply);

Here are the key dates for the challenge:

  • Challenge Opens: November 1, 2023.
  • Closing date: March 1, 2024.
  • Top 5 Shortlist by Adjudicators: March 22, 2024.
  • Shortlisted project promoters informed: March 29, 2024.
  • Mentorship for elevator pitches (12 hours): April 10 – May 16, 2024.
  • Submission of shortlisted project promoters’ 5-minute presentations at the Summit: May 15, 2024.
  • Top 3 announced: May 31, 2024.
  • Competitors demonstrate a demo/Minimum Viable Product (MVP) during the presentation (5 minutes).
  • Winners and runners-up will be announced at the ATLF Awards in Gaborone, Botswana in October 2024.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

For more information visit the official website

 

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