Deadline: 31 August 2017
Open to: students all over the world
Benefits: USD 1,000 award
Founded by forwarding thinkers and innovators, iPrice Group was established with the aim to improve the online shopping experience for both consumers and online merchants. As we reach our 3rd year anniversary come October 2017, we would like to celebrate the occasion by inspiring the innovators of tomorrow by launching the iPrice Innovators’ Grant.
The iPrice Innovators’ Grant is a special initiative for students both in high schools and in tertiary education to become a problem solver in real life by sharing how e-commerce can help improve the quality of life for all.
Regardless if you’re in high school or in your tertiary education, we would love to hear your innovative ideas. Unveil the innovator within you.
Successful applicants will need to go through two rounds before we decide the top 5 students:
1. Preliminary Round (Essay) – 15 May 2017 till 31 August 2017
Top 5 finalists will be chosen based on:
2. Final Round (Video)
To win, finalists are required to inspire and present their innovative solutions in their best possible manner through a video. In the video, finalists are required to:
Please note, any submissions not in one of the languages mentioned will not be entertained.
By 14 October 2017, 5 winners will be chosen and be given grants worth up to USD 1,500.
The 5 finalists will be chosen. They will receive an e-certificate and USD 100 grant each.
iPrice will judge and determine a single winner, where he/she will be declared the winner of the iPrice Innovators’ Grant and bag an additional USD 1,000.
Answer this question by writing an essay between 1,000 to 2,000 words: How do you think e-commerce can be utilised to resolve issues that is faced by people today?
Only one individual is allowed per-application.
Your essay should:
For example: An idea how an e-commerce can help effectively deliver food supplies to rural communities, a useful service from e-commerce to help a single mother to juggle her tasks or an idea how ecommerce can be used as a tool to help offline businesses grow.
Once ready you may email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details:
Your social media profile: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Name of School/College/University, Title of your essay.
Attach the following in your email:
The subject of your email should be written in this manner: Name of country – Title of Essay- your name.
Example: Malaysia – Strategies for Single Mothers – Abu Bakar
For more information, please visit the official website.