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Process

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. Already started work on a submission? View our Deadlines and Confirmation process below.

Check Eligibility

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

Eligibility

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

 

Nominate

Nominate

  • 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, available now here.

 

Apply

Apply

  • Teens will complete an online application form, available now here, 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.

 

Recommend

Recommend

  • Each applicant must have two additional recommendations submitted on their behalf (three if applying without a nomination), available now here.
  • 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.

 

Confirm

Receive

  • Each individual who submits a form will receive an automatic confirmation message indicating the submission’s receipt.
  • If you submit your form and do not see a confirmation screen, do not navigate away from your webform. Save your work in a word processing application before closing your browser, and contact this office for technical support.
  • Teens will automatically receive status updates as submissions are made on their behalf.
  • Nominations and references are confidential, and while teens will be alerted when they are submitted, no content will be shared with applicants.

 

Deadlines

Deadlines

  • Nominations will be open through December 14, 2014.
  • Teens can self-nominate after this date, through January 11, 2015.
  • Application and references are due by January 11, 2015.
  • Nomination, application, and reference forms are available now.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

 

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