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Apply for a Creative Enterprise Award

Illustration of a person working at a desk
Illustration of a person working at a desk
Image by Daniel Loannou
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Careers and Employability
Published date
05 May 2021

Apply for a Creative Enterprise Award

A Creative Enterprise Award can help you if you are looking to start or grow your own business. Our graduates often go on to launch exciting new creative businesses or social enterprises and we’d like to celebrate this and support them in their first steps.

Creative Enterprise Awards are funding and support packages from UAL Careers and Employability to help grow new business ideas and nurture enterprising initiatives developed by UAL students and graduates.


The awards are run in partnership with industry leaders and organisations. Prizes are given to category winners and selected runners-up.

  • Grants up to £5,000
  • Award trophies
  • Showcasing opportunities
  • Leading industry mentorship and specialist business training.

The award categories

  • Maker
  • Social Enterprise
  • Community project
  • Technology
  • Freelancer
  • Innovation

Open to current UAL students and recent graduates (within 2 years of graduation).

How to apply

For more information and to apply online visit our page Creative Enterprise Awards. The deadline to apply is 10am on Monday 31 May 2021