2016 Rolex Awards for Enterprise – (Prize for Inspiring Projects around the World): Win a Rolex Chronometer and 100,000 Swiss francs

Application Deadline: May 31st 2015
Change the world with your inspiring project. Anyone over 18 years, from any country, can apply for a Rolex Award.
Applications for the 2016 Rolex Awards for Enterprise are now open.
Each Rolex Award for Enterprise is given for a new or ongoing project anywhere in the world – one that deserves support for its capacity to improve lives, or protect the world’s natural and cultural heritage. These projects have touched all aspects of humanity by expanding knowledge or improving life on the planet.

In 2016, to celebrate the initiative’s four decades of existence, Rolex will offer five Laureate Awards and five Young Laureate Awards, asking an independent Jury of experts to choose 10 exceptional individuals who demonstrate that they have pioneering projects that will benefit the world.

  • 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 and improve the quality of life on the planet.
  • Projects are grouped broadly in the areas of science and health, applied technology, exploration and discovery, the environment, and cultural heritage.


  • The Laureates will each receive 100,000 Swiss francs and the Young Laureates 50,000 Swiss francs each to advance their projects.
  • They will also benefit from worldwide publicity and receive a Rolex chronometer.
  • Candidates for the Rolex Awards can submit their project ideas in a short online pre-application.

Apply Now for the 2016 Rolex Awards for Enterprise

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016 Rolex Awards for Enterprise



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