2021 JCI SOUTH AFRICA TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSONS
Through innovative actions, extraordinary achievement and dedication to serving others, the junior chamber international ten outstanding young persons ( JCI TOYP ) honorees create sustainable impact in their communities and across the globe.
Each year, JCI honors ten outstanding young people under the age of 40. These young active citizens exemplify the spirit of the JCI mission and provide exemplary service to their communities, serving as honorable young active citizens.
Narrowing the 2021 JCI South Africa TOYP Top 21 finalists to the final ten honorees will be done not only by the final judging panel, comprised of representatives of select partner organizations and the JCI president, but also by a public popular online vote.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
JCI’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons of South Africa (TOYP) award honors ten incredible young leaders under the age of 40 each year. These individuals exemplify the spirit of the JCI Mission and have extraordinary accomplishments regarding individual development, business and entrepreneurship, community action and international cooperation.
The JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) Honourees have an opportunity to be recognised as the TOP 10 World Honouree if you make it to the shortlisted.
As a TOYP Honouree, you will be awarded with a certificate at the official Award Ceremony that will be organised by JCI South Africa.
By being Awarded as the TOYP honouree, you will get an opportunity to network with other young exceptional active citizens making positive change in different spheres.
Junior Chamber International (JCI) represents over 250,000 members worldwide active in 121 countries, taking local action to create global positive impact.
Academic Leadership and/or Accomplishment
Business, Economic and/or Entrepreneurial Accomplishments
Contribution to Children, World Peace and/or Human Rights
Humanitarian and/or Voluntary Leadership
Moral and/or Environmental Leadership
Personal Improvement and/or Accomplishment
Political, Legal and/or Governmental Affairs
Scientific and/or Technological Development
After the deadline for submitting nominations has expired (21 April 2021), all nominations will be screened by a JCI South Africa appointed sub-committee to ensure that the general rules have been adhered to and all details listed in the nomination form are valid and correct.
The judges will be asked to base their decisions on three general criteria:
(1) How well the nominee exemplifies the principles of the Global Goals and JCI Values;
(2) How the person’s achievement may have benefited his or her community, nation or the world;
(3) How the person’s achievement or leadership may have inspired others. Judges will select the top finalists for public voting.
The top 10 nominees with the most votes will be awarded.