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The SEARCH IS ON: If you know an outstanding young person (aged between 18 and 40) then now is your chance to honour them by nominating them for a JCI ‘TOYP’ Award!

JCI Mauritius invites YOU to nominate deserving individuals for the ‘The Outstanding Young Persons’ (TOYP) awards which recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Mauritius’s young people.

So if you know someone who…

  • Motivates their peers to pursue excellence and motivate their peers…
  • Initiates and drives positive change in an outstanding way…
  • Helps others to become better leaders…
  • Actively strives to benefit their community…

We want to hear from you! Just send an email with some information about the person and what he or she have done to our JCI Mauritius TOYP organizing team on [email protected]

You can nominate those who have excelled in a number of areas including voluntary service, academic leadership, scientific development, contribution to children or human rights, medical innovation and cultural achievement.

The nominee can work in any kind of organization; small or big, a private company or in the public sector. What is important is that they have done something outstanding! Please note that the person doesn’t have to be on any JCI Local or National Board.

The winners will be entered into the International TOYP Program and will have the opportunity to represent Mauritius at the world finals in Goa, India from October 30 to November 3.

General Rules

  • Nominees must be between the ages of 18 and 40. Nominees born before January 1 1978 and after December 31, 2000 are not eligible for JCI TOYP. A certified copy of the ID/Birth Certificate should be uploaded along with the nomination form to prove the age of the nominee.
  • The nominee must be a native-born or naturalized citizen of the nation from which the nomination originates.
  • Nominees need NOT be members of the organization, as long as they meet the previous two requirements and register through a JCI Local Organization.
  • The nominee may not be a current member of the Board at the International, National or Local levels. In addition paid staff members will not be considered for the JCI TOYP program.
  • All information must be contained on the official online form. Scrapbooks, audiotapes, etc. are not used in the judging process. If a candidate is selected as one of the ten international honorees, however, these items will be requested by JCI World Headquarters.
  • A good quality, 4″ x 6″ (10 cm x 15 cm) black-and-white, head-and-shoulders photograph must be uploaded with the official nomination form.
  • Nominees must be willing to promote the ideals of JCI for the year after winning the award.
  • Each nominee must be entered in only one (1) of the ten (10) categories (refer to 2018 JCI Mauritius TOYP for the categories).

How to apply

Do you know someone aged 18-40 that is a leader in their field? If so, why not nominate them for an award.
To download an application form please click here for pdf version or here for word version.
Once downloaded, you have to complete and submit the signed application form in its entirety no later than May 5, 2018 before 4 p.m on [email protected] Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

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