2017/2018 Hult Prize Competition at University of Nigeria



2017/2018 Hult Prize Competition at University of Nigeria

The Global Challenge with Special Call to Action by the United Nations


ATTENTION: University Community


The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Professor Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba has the pleasure to invite the entire members of the University Community, as well as the general public to the 1st Ever Hult Prize at University of Nigeria Campus Finals – THE USD1MILLION IDEA CHALLENGE.


Student Teams from both Nsukka and Enugu Campuses of the University would be pitching their ideas on “Building a scalable, sustainable social enterprise that harnesses the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people by 2025?”


The event is scheduled as follows:

Date: Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Venue: Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Campus

Time: 1 pm.


  • Gifts for the first 10 persons
  • Raffle Draw: Star Prize – Smart Phone and other prizes
  • Talk on SDGs and Entrepreneurship

To learn more, visit the Hult Prize at University of Nigeria website:

For Enquiries, Call/WhatsApp the Campus Director: 08163736036.




The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from universities around the world. The annual competition for the Hult Prize aims to build and launch the most compelling social business ideas—start-up enterprises that tackle grave issues faced by billions of people every day. The winning team will receive USD1 million in seed capital, as well as mentorship and advice from the international business community. The aim of the Hult Prize is to breed the next generation of social entrepreneurs. And ultimately launch a start-up social enterprise that can radically change the world. Called the “Nobel Prize for students” by media outlets worldwide, the Hult Prize is offered in partnership with the United Nations. it is hosted and supported by Hult International Business School, and generously funded by Swedish entrepreneur Berth Hult and his family. Open to university and college students on every continent, the Hult Prize has grown to become the world’s largest student movement for social good. It is also the world’s biggest student-centered event and crowd-sourcing platform. Each year thousands of college and university students from 150+ countries participate, and since its inception, participants have represented 1,000+ institutions of higher education.