India Application Due: Thursday, October 20, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. IST

To view the sample Entrepreneurial Training Application and/or submit your Application, visit the Apply page. If you have questions about your login information, please contact Project Accelerator staff.

India Human-Centered Design Assignment Due: Friday, January 13, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. IST

See the Human-Centered Design page for detailed information.

India Final Impact Report Due: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. IST

See the Final Impact Report page for detailed information.

Final Impact Reports will be judged and National Grand Prizes will be awarded 2017 Enactus India National Competition. Grand Prize winners will be awarded seed funding to further improve their projects. 


All Enactus India teams with projects that have outcomes completed between May 1, 2016 – May 17, 2017 meeting the Entrepreneurial Training program goals, criteria and reporting requirements are eligible to apply. Up to seventeen (17) teams in India will receive approximately Rs.20,000 in grant money to complete their projects. Projects must assist women in India.

If you participated in the Women’s Economic Empowerment Project during 2015–2016, please connect with the woman and/or women you empowered last year. If they need further assistance, this may be your 2016–2017 Women’s Economic Empowerment project if it meets this year’s criteria. If your team is unable to provide additional assistance, please help them find a local resource. You will be required to provide follow-up information on your 2016–2017 Final Impact Report.


Participating Enactus teams must:

  • Submit a complete Application before your country deadline
  • Complete an online Human-Centered Design assignment before your country deadline
  • Make Check Points with Enactus staff when requested
  • Submit a complete Final Impact Report before your country deadline
  • Agree to all Women’s Economic Empowerment Terms and Conditions (found on the sample Application)

Participating teams are required to make Check Points with designated Enactus staff via campus visits, conference calls, etc. to update Enactus staff on their Women’s Economic Empowerment project. Check Points should be made with the team Project Lead, but may also include the team Advisor(s), Alternate Project Lead and other active students related to the project. Check Points may address, but are not limited to:

  • Project details and necessary changes
  • Successes and challenges
  • Meeting the Enactus Judging Criterion
  • Measurement tracking and Final Impact Report preparation
  • Grant fund usage
  • Project media
  • Project partners
  • Questions and concerns from Enactus team

India National Grand Prizes 

1st Place: $2,000 UDS
2nd Place: $1,250 USD
3rd Place: $750 USD


For questions regarding the Women’s Economic Empowerment Project in India:

Bhavana Joshi
Regional Program Executive – South West India

+(91) 77 388 56 221

Sree VishnuPriya
Regional Program Executive – South East India