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IAGB is pleased to invite nominations for the prestigious “IAGB Community Youth Excellence” award. Anyone – including parents, friends and relatives – can nominate a student. Students can also nominate themselves. The deadline is July 17, 2023.

IAGB will recognize a maximum of two students, who demonstrate extraordinary achievement in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Community Service
  2. Academics
  3. Arts and music
  4. Sports
  5. Exceptional service of an altruistic nature for the greater good of the community

Eligible nominees must be rising junior or senior high school students of Indian origin, who reside and attend school in the New England Area.

Required Documentation
Submit nominations with the following required supporting documentation by July 17, 2023 to

  • Student/school/town name, and student contact details (email, telephone number and address).
  • A one-page essay in Microsoft Word on any 1 of the following topics:
  1. The Future of AI: How Artificial Intelligence is transforming the classroom.
  2. Indian Americans on the DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Landscape? Are you a part of it as American Indian students? What is your role?
  3. Racial Biases in college admission process & impact on American Indians.
  • List major achievements in detail, using separate pages for each area of achievement. Include any supporting documents such as images, videos, etc.
  • If nomination is made by someone other than the nominee, include the name of the nominating person and contact details.

The awardees will be notified via email and recognized at India Day Festival 2023 on August 19, 2023, at Hatch Shell Boston. If you have any questions, send an email to  For more details on India Day 2023 and sponsorship opportunities, please visit


India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB) is the oldest and one of the leading Indian-American organizations in New England. It serves the Indian-American communities in the Greater Boston area – Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. IAGB strives to foster a strong Indian- American social, cultural and community presence in New England