|Mar – April 2015
||Submissions open for energy access business ideas to benefit off-grid rural communities. Submissions closed 17th April 2015.
|April – May 2015
||Finalists selected and notified. Semifinalists will be interviewed in late April or early May.
|Jul – Aug 2015
||Eight-week business development training with CDI in Dar es Salaam
||Finalists pitch to final judging panel, including members from E.ON, GVEP, Practical Action, COSTECH and the Tanzania REA. Winners chosen and announced in late August 2015.
||Winners receive 90% of seed capital to progress their project
||Winners receive remaining 10% of prize money pending submission of a report on how their efforts progressed over the year since winning the award and presenting to the 2016 CDI entrepreneurship participants