The Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards for Excellence is open to all Jamaican nationals between 15-29 years old, who are living in Jamaica and the Diaspora, and who have attained excellence and world class achievement. 

ELIGIBILITY a) Be  a Jamaican national (including those living overseas) b) Must be born between January 1, 1988 and December 31, 2002.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS a) Nominators are required to complete the attached Nomination Form; b) Nominations should include certified copies of all relevant information including proof of  achievements, certificates, awards etc., c) All shortlisted nominees who are residents in Jamaica must attend an interview at a date to be announced. Interviews for overseas-based nominees will be done via video-conference. d) Short-listed nominees must present the following on the day of the interview: i. Certified copies of birth, examination certificates, transcripts or proof of achievements, and any other requested documents; ii. Identification Card; iii. Two (2) references (one professional or academic reference and one character reference) e) The Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards Selection Committee reserves the right to make the final decision regarding the disbursement of awards to nominees.