The School Enterprise Challenge – Global Business Start-Up Competition for Schools

Deadline: 30 June 2017
Open to: schools around the world
Prizes: 50,000 USD in cash prizes, regional conference places, laptops and cameras


The School Enterprise Challenge, run by Teach A Man To Fish, is a global business start-up Awards Programme for schools around the world with up to USD 50,000 in prizes available for the most entrepreneurial schools, teachers and students.

This free Awards Programme guides and supports teachers and students to plan and set up real, sustainable school businesses. Students get the chance to gain hands-on experience of running a real business and generate real profits to help support their school or a social cause of their choice.

Schools have set up an amazing variety of businesses. In 2016, 5265 schools from 106 countries registered to take part and the businesses participants set up ranged from fly fishing in Belize, to an inter-schools newspaper in India and a car wash in South Africa.


All schools around the world are eligible to apply.


  • Every school will have the opportunity to earn their Award level certificate by completing the three steps of their level and meeting the minimum criteria;
  • We also reward the most enterprising schools as well as the teachers, head teachers and students that go the extra mile to make their school business a success;
  • There are prizes available at every step of the program, including 50,000 USD in cash prizes, regional conference places, laptops and cameras.

How to apply?

In order to apply please register here.

For more information please visit the official web page.

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