Youth Excellence Award

Youth Excellence Award

IAGB Community Youth Excellence Awards 2020: Call for Nominations

Supriya Shekar

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 31, 2020.

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 31 to

  • Student/school/town name, and student contact details (email, telephone number and address).

  • A one space two-page essay in Microsoft Word on:


How has Coronavirus affected your education and personal development? How has school closure led to new study solutions?

  • 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 2020 on August 15th. If you have any questions, send an email to

Traditional India Day celebration with large gatherings isn’t possible due to COVID-19, however IAGB would be celebrating in a very unique and creative way. For more details on India Day 2020 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 is a non-profit, non-political, and

non-religious organization, serveings the Indian American communities in the New England region. IAGB strives to foster a strong Indian- American social, cultural and community presence in New England.