Rolex Awards for Enterprise

Deadline: 15 April 2020
Open to: anyone over 18 years of age, of any nationality
Award: winners will recieve 200,000 Swiss francs (around EUR 179839.94) to advance their projects


For more than four decades, through the Rolex Awards for Enterprise, Rolex has supported exceptional individuals who have the courage and conviction to take on major challenges; men and women who have a spirit of enterprise, initiating extraordinary projects that make the world a better place. The Rolex Awards identify and invest in exceptional people around the world who are carrying out pioneering projects. Rolex Laureates are of all nationalities and backgrounds. They are united by a talent for independent thinking and the capacity to embrace projects that require creativity and determination in the face of considerable odds.


The Rolex Awards are open to anyone over 18 years of age, of any nationality, whose ground-breaking project is helping to expand the knowledge of our world or improve the quality of life on the planet. Projects are grouped broadly in the areas of applied technology, cultural heritage, the environment, exploration, and science and health.


Laureates receive a cash grant of 200,000 Swiss francs (around EUR 179839.94) to advance their projects. In addition, Rolex ensures winners receive access to its network of 150 Laureates, international publicity through media coverage and a Rolex chronometer.

How to Apply?

In order to apply, please click here.

For more information, please visit the official web page.