Since 2011, the Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship has awarded Micro Grants to students with startup ambitions. By contributing a small economic aid to students' early startup of their own business, the long-term goal is to create growth companies that contribute with jobs, export income and growth in society.
The Micro Grant gives pupils/students the opportunity to gain valuable experience with entrepreneurship. From our impact assessments we know that this experience very much influence their desire to become entrepreneurs. At the same time, the purpose of the initiative is to raise a positive awareness about entrepreneurship and talented entrepreneurs at the Danish educational institutions. Here, the Micro Grant recipients often function as role models for their peers. Each year, we receive around 400 applications and award around 130 Micro Grants.
You must be over the age of 18 and enrolled at an education in Denmark to apply for a Micro Grant. You can apply up to 3 months after you finish your education.
We are looking for students who has the drive to create growth, who is brave enough to take initiative and have some innovative ideas that will benefit from the Micro Grant.
Read more about the application criteria here:
Are you working with innovate solutions that will pave the way for solving the World´s biggest global challenges? Do you want to be a Sustainable Development Goals entrepreneur?
Tuborgfondet and the Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship has joined forces to strengthen young entrepreneurs and new business, which are driven by solving global challenges. We do this by awarding SDG micro grants. The SDG micro grants are awarded in the same cycle, and basically in the same way as the regular micro grants.
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