Application open from Thursday 22nd June 2017  to Sunday 16th July 2017

The 2017 JCI Mauritius Creative Young Entrepreneur Award is open to all Mauritian entrepreneurs between the age of 18 and 40 who have started a business using creativity or have improved an existing business through innovative problem solving while adhering to the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Our communities are full of young entrepreneurs who have used their imagination in solving problems and approaching the market. Creativity is the key element in this competition. One just need to have an idea and to put it to practice, no matter how big or small the idea is.

Rules & Regulations

  1. The competition is opened to owner/manager of a business already in operations. Start-up projects, i.e. businesses which have not yet been incorporated and/or are not yet in operations, are not eligible to participate.
  2. Men and women between the ages of 18 and 40 may participate in this program. Applicants born before January 1, 1977 are not eligible for the Creative Young Entrepreneur Award.
  3. An applicant must be an owner/manager who is primarily responsible for the recent, or start-up performance of a privately held business.
  4. An applicant must be a resident of the Republic of Mauritius and be present in Mauritius during the judging process and for the Awards Ceremony.
  5. Participants need not be members of the JCI organisation, provided they meet all other requirements.
  6. JCI Members who are not part of the 2017 JCI Mauritius CYEA organising team can participate.
  7. Additional eligibility rules:
    • Only for-profit businesses may apply
    • Former JCI CYEA Award winners are not eligible
  8. All completed application forms with relevant attachments should be mailed to: [email protected] on or before Sunday 16TH July 2017 by midnight at latest.
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