THE KUKAH PRIZE FOR YOUNG INNOVATORS
The Kukah Prize for Young Innovators is an award of recognition for outstanding innovatiors in the field of technology presented to young Africans who show exceptional promise as a developing leader in digital transformation.
Bright young minds with creative technological solutions to developmental challenges both in their communities and in the wider world will be evaluated by judges in the startup and tech space across the continent for the most innovative digital solutions in the form of start-ups or initial concepts meeting global developmental challenges.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
- The nominee shall not have reached his/her 31st birthday by the time the award is received.
- Nominees must be African
- The award will be presented to individual whose innovative work demonstrates high levels of excellence in technology.
- The award winner will be selected on the basis of the outstanding quality, novelty and significance of the candidate’s research.
Establishment and Support:
This award is sponsored by Greysoft Technologies and The Kukah Center. The award will be issued during the 70th Birthday Ceremony of His Lordship, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah.
The winner of this award will in addition, have various opportunities to intern with organizations such as; Microsoft, Google and any other benefits the Award Committee may suggest.