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Nominations are now open for the 2015 Awards!

Learn about each step of the submission process for the 2015 awards: Check Eligibility, NominateApply, and Recommend.


Check Eligibility

Nominees must fulfill all of the following requirements. Teens must be:


  • Between ages 13-19 at nomination,
  • Working to repair the world in a leadership capacity,
  • Volunteering without any compensation,
  • Self-identified as Jewish.




  • Anyone is eligible to nominate a teen, except for a member of their family.
  • A teen is welcome to apply without a nomination. In this case no nomination form will be filled out, but an additional (third) recommendation is required.
  • Nominations may be submitted through an online form.




  •  Teens will complete an online application form, focused on their volunteer leadership efforts.
  • Applicants will be required to secure additional recommendations, as detailed below.
  • Applicants may submit supplementary material through the online form, and subsequent updates on their project if relevant.




  •  Each applicant must have two additional recommendations submitted on their behalf (three if applying without a nomination).
  • Applicants are responsible for approaching their own recommenders and directing them to the online form.
  • Anyone can serve as a reference for a teen, except for the applicant’s nominator or a member of the applicant’s family.
  • See FAQ for suggestions on who to ask to serve as a reference.


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