"Launched in 2011, to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and the 25th anniversary of MasterCard Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, Project Inspire presents 18-35 year olds with a five-minute platform to pitch their inspired idea, for the chance to win a US$25,000 grant.
1.The project must be designed to empower disadvantaged women and girls through entrepreneurship and business literacy. 2.The project must be based on an existing initiative. 3.The beneficiaries of the project must be women or girls in Asia/Pacific, Middle East or Africa. 4.The proposed project must not propagate any political views or religious doctrines. 5.The project must be designed to be implemented with a budget of US$25,000. 6.The winner of this competition must commence the fieldwork for their project by 1 February 2016."
Applications close on 1 July.
Note: I am not connected to the organisatin that is running the competition.