Search for the UNAP Youth Leader 2011

Do you know of an inspiring youth leader who is making a difference in their local sphere of influence? Please nominate to the search for the UNAP (United Nations Association of the Philippines) Youth Leader 2011.

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Acknowledge and highlight the achievements of young Filipinos.
Educate the general public with examples of youth achievement.
Encourage and motivate young Filipinos at all levels in their chosen field of endeavors.


The award recognizes the achievements of Filipino youths in the following categories:
Culture and Arts / Entertainment
Community Service
Differently-Abled Youth (D.A.Y.)
Young Indigenous Achiever
Science and Technology
Health and Sports
Young Entrepreneurs
Politics and Government Services

To enter the Awards Program you must first be nominated during the call for nomination phase. Each category has three finalists but one finalist with the most number of points shall be announced as a winner during the Awards Presentation of the International Youth Day Celebration opening / closing ceremony.

All winners shall be notified in advance and will make sure will attend the 12th International Youth Day Celebration and MDG Youth Summit on August 3-7, 2011. Failure to register as official delegate to the 10th IYD will forfeit the award. Winners shall be provided free registration, free board and lodging and food during the 5-day event. Transportation expenses shall be the finalists/winners counterpart to attend the 12th IYD Celebration.

Entry into the UNAP Outstanding Youth Leadership Award is free and open to all men and women between 15-29 years of age.

Nominees must be Filipino citizens and a resident of the Philippines for at least 2 years in the time of nomination.

Complete the official Nomination Form.

Review the Set Criteria.

Nominees may enter more than one category; however, we require a separate application each.

Prepare a summary of the nominee using the criteria provided (up to 2,000 words) – The summary should include a 100 word profile that can be used for media purposes. Attach relevant newspaper articles, awards, certificates, photographs, etc.

Provide four (4) recent, different, clear photographs labeled with the nominee’s full name and address.

Forward to us the original nomination form and one single-sided photocopy.

Nomination and contents will remain in the property of the UNAP Outstanding Youth Service Award Program and will not be returned. All nominees for the program will receive a certificate of nomination.

Nominations may only be made on the official form, by mail and e-mail. An original and one complete copy should be forwarded with the nomination.

It is permissible to contact the UNAP Awards Committee for guidance regarding compilation of submitted forms. (Prof. Rene C. Romero, UNAP Chairman, Awards Committee and Ms. Anna Lou M. Carreon, UNYAP Chairman, Pre-screening and Awards Committee at email address [email protected] or 09163551843 or 09228557873).

Nominees agree to allow the organizers to use their nomination information for publicity purposes. The Awards Committee’s decision is final and irrevocable. Appeals will not be entertained.

Academic achievements

Personal goals and other achievements

Degree of involvement in local, national, and international issues

Significant contributions made in the awards category

Innovation (30 pts.)
The development of a new approach or dimension to projects at the local, regional, and/or national level;
The introduction of a novel approach to deal with long-standing issue at the local, regional, and/or national level.

Leadership (50 points)
Demonstration of leadership through concrete projects or through a strong commitment and contribution at the local, regional, and/or national level.

Partnership (20 points)
The creation of partnership with or among community groups, the business community or other rural/urban stakeholders which have produced concrete outcomes.


To be considered, the following documents are required:
The completed nomination form (One form must be completed per applicant for multiple nominations).

Updated comprehensive curriculum vitae.

Prepare a summary of the nominee using the criteria provided (up to 2,000 words) The summary should include a 100 word profile that can be used for media purposes. Attach relevant newspaper articles, awards, certificates, photographs, etc,

Two letters of recommendations from persons/organization (not exceeding two typed pages each, on letter size paper ONLY) that describes the achievements and contributions of the youth/ group to community, regional, and/or national level.

Submission packages should be sent to and addressed to Prof. Rene C. Romero, Chairman, UNAP Awards Committee and Ms. Anna Lou M. Carreon, Chairman, Pre-screening and Awards Committee, United Nations Association of the Philippines, Center for Linkages and Extension Services, Philippine Normal University, Taft Avenue corner Ayala Boulevard, Manila 1000.

Awarding shall be in Sarabia Manor Hotel, Iloilo City on August 3, 2011 with President Aquino.