Leapfrogs is a scholarship open for students in Skåne and Blekinge.
The scholarship is created so that those who receive is shall during summer be able to work with their business ideas, to have the time and opportunity to develop their idea and entrepreneurial spirit further.
The proposals submitted for assessment are described as the need for the innovation, who will use it, what potential exists in the long term and how it is linked to the goals of the 2030 Agenda for sustainability.
Every year, 300-400 students apply for these scholarships of SEK 33,000.
The criteria evaluated are:
- Long-term potential
- Entrepreneurial ability
- The degree of innovation of the idea
- How the Leapfrog scholarship will make a difference to the development of the project
- Description of what is intended to be achieved during the project period
- The idea’s connection to the Agenda 2030 for sustainability
The application is open now and is available at Leapfrogs | Home | Leapfrogs (lu.se) and closes on February 13. On this page there is also other useful information that will help you in the preparations to describe your business idea and apply for the scholarship!
Before the deadline, BTH Innovation Office will arrange workshops so that you can both improve your idea and also to better describe it so that you have as good opportunities as possible.
Digital drop-in for questions or feedback 18/1 and 21/1 between 12.00-13.00 with Matilda Håkansson at Innovation Office, BTH
If you do not have the opportunity to participate, it is possible to contact any of us at the Innovation Office directly to discuss anyway!