How to apply

The Social Enterprise Competition 2013 is NOW OPEN!

This Competition is open to all University of Manchester academics and staff from across all faculties and subject areas.

  1. Please download the application form(s) below and complete all sections.
    Try It Awards (up to £500)
    Individual:
    If you are applying as an individual,  please download the adjacent form
    Lead Application Try-It
    Group*:
    If you are applying as an informal group,  please download the adjacent 2 forms
    Lead Application Try-It                                  Group Application Try-It
    Do It Awards (up to £5000)
    Individual:
    If you are applying as an individual,  please download the adjacent form
    Lead Application Do-It
    Group*:
    If you are applying as an informal group,  please download the adjacent 2 forms
    Lead Application Do-It                                     Group Application Do-It
  2. Use the Guidance Notes and Frequently Asked Questions that have been prepared to assist you.
  3. Please submit your application to Ellie Sagar using the details below.
  4. If you have any questions or would like to arrange a meeting to discuss your application, please contact:
    Ellie Sagar 0161 606 7265 ellie.sagar@umip.com
    Laura Etchells 0161 606 7264 laura.etchells@umip.com

We are more than happy to discuss your application with you directly, during the selection process.

Entries will be assessed by the advisory panel who will make a decision based on the following points:

  • A commitment of the individual to change something for the better
  • Drive and enthusiasm about the ideas
  • Willingness to learn more
  • Ability to demonstrate a passion and knowledge in the chosen field
  • What is the potential impact of the project-social change, raising awareness, regeneration, a product or service?
  • Will attitudes and behaviours change?
  • Will a significant number of people benefit?