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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The 2015 UK Ten Outstanding Young Persons were announced on 11th April 2015. For full details of the UK honorees, who will be entered into the JCI global awards, are available here.

Nominations for the 2016 awards will open towards the end of 2015. If you would be interested in nominating yourself or someone else for an award in 2016 please email the TOYP team by email and they will let you know when nominations open.