Ten Outstanding Young Persons


The JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Program (JCI TOYP)

JCI TOYP serves to formally recognize young people who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change. By recognizing these young people, JCI raises the status of socially responsible leaders in this world. The honorees motivate their peers to seek excellence and serve others. Their stories of discovery, determination and ingenuity inspire young people to be better leaders and create better societies. 

For details about the origins of the TOYP awards please click here.

Young men and women may be nominated in one of ten categories. For details about the categories please click here The honorees will be selected by a panel of judges. Up to ten honorees will be selected from all nominations received, regardless of category entered.


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Details of the 2015 UK Ten Outstanding Young Persons are available here.


Do you know someone aged 18-40 that is a leader in their field? If so, why not nominate them for an award.

Nominations for the 2016 awards are now open. To download an application form please click here. If you have any questions about the awards please contact the TOYP team by email 

Please note that the deadline has been extended to 30th June 2016 for the 2016 awards (the application form is in the process of being updated). This will mean that 2016 UK Honorees will be recognised at the National Convention in November and then put forward to the global awards programme in 2017.