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Zimbabwe Innovation Prize
African Leadership Academy

Deadline: 28 February 2010

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The Zimbabwe Innovation prize is open to all Zimbabwe youth between the ages of 14 and 18. The prize is a $40,000 scholarship to the African Leadership Academy. The nominee must be an outstanding innovator.

Rules and Regulations

Please read the following carefully and sign at the bottom to show that you have understood and complied with these rules and regulations.

1. This form must be filled out by the Nominee.
2. Nominees must be between the ages of 14 and 18 as of March 1st, 2010.
3. Nominees may not submit more than one form, unless instructed specifically to re-submit by the Prize Committee. Multiple submissions from one Nominee will lead to the disqualification of that person.
4. Nominees must have generated the innovative idea on their own.
5. Innovative ideas must be verifiable. Finalists must be in a position to show judges their project and demonstrate thorough knowledge of how they implemented the project.
6. All entries received before the closing date will be judged by a Prize Committee. Decisions of the Prize Committee are final.
7. The Prize Committee will be formed and continue at the discretion of African Leadership Academy.
8. On or after March 10, 2010, finalists will be contacted by the Prize Committee with an invitation to the Finalist Weekend. Shortly thereafter, the list of finalists will be posted at
9. Finalists who cannot attend the Finalist Weekend are not eligible for the Prize.
10. During Finalist Weekends, African Leadership Academy reserves the right to document all events including photography and Finalist agree to waive any rights to photos or other media created at Finalist Weekends.
11. Innovations in all fields (science and technology, civil society, arts & culture, sports, etc) will be considered by the Prize Committee
12. Award Winners agree to have their images used in promotional material by African Leadership Academy and/or sponsors of this award.
13. Cash prizes, where awarded, are valued in American dollars, but are awarded in the equivalent value in local currency.
14. Scholarships to African Leadership Academy have no monetary value and cannot be exchanged for money nor sold, traded or otherwise reassigned or redistributed.
15. You must sign the bottom of this page and include it with your application for your application to be considered complete. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
16. African Leadership Academy reserves the right to cancel, withdraw from or otherwise end or modify this Prize offering at any time.

To apply, you must complete the attached nomination form and return it to the African Leadership Academy.

Download the nomination form

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