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SYF 2019 Youth First Award Nomination Application

Nominations due Friday, June 7, 2019. 

The SYTA Youth Foundation is actively seeking candidates for the prestigious Youth First Award. This award is given annually to the 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 the nominations by Friday, June 7, 2019 and announce the winner at the 2019 SYTA Annual Conference’s SYTA Youth Foundation Luncheon on Sunday, August 11 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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 SYTA members (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 with youth during the year
• 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 Friday, June 7, 2019 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 Hazel Mejia, Program Manager 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 are current SYTA members (Active, Associate, 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 with youth during the year (disabled, at risk, low income, or some other disadvantage that would need assistance)
• Contribution(s) to Student/Youth travel and tourism education

 


Nominator Contact Information

 


Deadline: All nominations must be received by Friday, May 31, 2019.