Apply for 7th European Microfinance Award 2016!

13 April, 2016

The 7th European Microfinance Award "Microfinance and Access to Education" is intended to recognise the role of microfinance in enabling access to education for children and/or skill-training for youth and adults to enhance their employment and self-employment.
The 2016 Award welcomes applications from institutions with initiatives that increase access to and quality of education for children, youth and adults by serving the needs of both students and schools. These can include financial products and non-financial services that have a tangible impact on children’s school education or on programmes aimed at creating employment opportunities for young people and adults.
The Award with the prize of €100,000 is granted by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs – Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs and is jointly organised by the Ministry, the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and the Inclusive Finance Network Luxembourg ( It will be presented on 17th November 2016 during the European Microfinance Week in Luxembourg.

All applications must be supported in writing by an e-MFP member. 

For more information and application, click here.

Please note that the deadline for application is 1st of June, 2016!

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