Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UKWelcome to the official homepage of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK. This unique and prestigious Award is sponsored by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the serial entrepreneur best known for founding easyJet. The creation of the Award was motivated by Stelios’ goal of not only supporting disabled entrepreneurs, but also raising awareness of the skills and inventiveness of those with disabilities. We are now in the seventh year of the Award, which was launched in 2007, and Leonard Cheshire Disability has been
Please go to the 2013 Application process page to find out more about the Award and download an application form.
The deadline for entries is 5pm on 25 October 2013. Last year's winner was Dave Hawkins, an entrepreneur from Hull whose business Cyclone Technologies supplies wheelchairs and fitness equipment to disabled people in the UK and Ireland. Guests at the award ceremony, held in London in December, included the minister for disabled people, Esther McVey MP, Andy Gilbert, Paralympic swimming medallist and Channel 4 Paralympics presenter Jordan Jarrett-Bryan. Read more about the 2012 winner Dave Hawkins.