The award is open to all Indigenous youth, including First Nations status and non-status, Métis and Inuit
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award.
The Calgary Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee (CAUAC) Youth Achievement Award annually recognizes Indigenous youth who:
- Are leaders in their community and among their peers
- Display a strong commitment to achieving their educational goals
- Support and encourage others to pursue their education
- Encourage and participate in cross-cultural activities involving Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities
Nominees must be between the ages of 14-24, attending junior or senior high school, or a post-secondary institution. As well, nominees must be living within Calgary city limits or attending a Calgary school.
The award recipient will be given the opportunity to represent Indigenous youth as a member of the Calgary Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee.
Applications and nominations will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on May 27, 2019. Winners will be announced on June 20, 2019 during Aboriginal Awareness Week celebrations.
For more details and the nomination form, click here