Nominate a Youth
Do you know an Indigenous youth who is making a difference?
The SAIYAwards recognize Indigenous youth in Southern Alberta who demonstrates a strong desire and commitment to achieve their goals. These awards are to encourage confidence and help create Indigenous youth ambassadors for the future.
SAIYA 2017 includes a raise in the age limit to include youth 13 – 25 years who are contributing to a solution.
$1000.00 awarded to winner of each category.
Eligibility requirements (NOMINATION PERIOD CLOSES OCTOBER 5, 2017)
- First Nation, Métis or Inuit heritage
- Between 13 – 25 years of age
- Live within Southern Alberta which includes Calgary to the US Border
The nominations of deceased persons will not be accepted.
- Recipients will be given an award as well as $1,000 towards future goals
- Gain public speaking and media training skills in workshops put on by the community.
- Represent themselves as the SAIYAwards ambassadors for the year as a strong youth voice at community events
- Contribute to the SAIYAwards 2018 awards planning committee and shaping the process on how to encourage other youth
A committee of Elders will review the nominations and choose a winner in each category. The winners will be contacted by October 11th, 2017.
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