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SYF 2022 Youth First Award Nomination Application

Nominations due Friday, May 13, 2022. 

The SYTA Youth Foundation is actively seeking candidates for the prestigious Youth First Award. This award, given annually, recognizes an individual or organization that demonstrates a commitment to enriching students’ lives through travel and/or contributing to the advancement of our industry through volunteer activities, community service or education.

The SYTA Youth Foundation Board of Trustees will receive nominations until April 29, 2022 and announce the winner at the 2022 SYTA Annual Conference's SYTA Youth Foundation Luncheon on Sunday, August 28 in Washington, DC.

Please find the Youth First Award Application below. Using the following guidelines, please answer the questions explaining why the nominee should be considered as a recipient of the Youth First Award. To be considered for this award, nominees must be current or former SYTA member (Active, Associate, or Dual) and must demonstrate excellence in at least two of the following areas:

• Contribution(s) to the SYTA Youth Foundation from either a significant volunteer perspective or financial commitment
• Volunteer work and/or community service
• Contribution(s) to Student/Youth travel and tourism education

Please use the form below to submit your nomination for the SYTA Youth Foundation “Youth First” Award. Nomination forms must be submitted through the online form by the Friday, April 29, 2022 deadline. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Thank you for your nomination. If you have any questions about this award or the nomination process, please contact Katy Summers at [email protected].


 

Nominee Information

I would like to nominate the following individual for the SYTA Youth Foundation’s “Youth First” Award.
Please refer to the SYF Award Guidelines before completing this application. Note: Answers can be completed using the form below or can be completed in a separate word document.

 


Questions

Using the following guidelines, please answer the following questions explaining why the nominee should be considered as a recipient of the Youth First Award. To be considered for this award, nominees must be current or former SYTA member (Active, Associate, or Dual) and must demonstrate excellence in at least two of the following areas:

• Contribution(s) to the SYTA Youth Foundation from either a significant volunteer perspective or financial commitment
• Volunteer work and/or community service during the year
• Contribution(s) to Student/Youth travel and tourism education

 


Nominator Contact Information

 


Deadline: All nominations must be received by Friday, April 29, 2022.