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If you know an outstanding young person (aged between 18 and 40) then now is your chance to honour them by nominating them for a JCI ‘TOYP’ Award!

JCI Mauritius invites YOU to nominate deserving individuals for the ‘The Outstanding Young Persons’ (TOYP) awards which recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Mauritius’s young people.

So if you know someone who…

  • Motivates their peers to pursue excellence and motivate their peers…
  • Initiates and drives positive change in an outstanding way…
  • Helps others to become better leaders…
  • Actively strives to benefit their community…

We want to hear from you! Just send an email with some information about the person and what he or she have done to our JCI Mauritius TOYP organizing team on toyp.jcimauritius@gmail.com

You can nominate those who have excelled in a number of areas including voluntary service, academic leadership, scientific development, contribution to children or human rights, medical innovation and cultural achievement.

The nominee can work in any kind of organization; small or big, a private company or in the public sector. What is important is that they have done something outstanding! Please note that the person doesn’t have to be on any JCI Local or National Board.

The winners will be entered into the International TOYP Program and will have the opportunity to represent Mauritius at the world finals to be held in Tallinn, Estonia from 4th to 8th November.

General Rules

  • Nominees must be between the ages of 18 and 40. Nominees born before January 1 1979 and after December 31, 2001 are not eligible for JCI TOYP. A certified copy of the ID/Birth Certificate should be uploaded along with the nomination form to prove the age of the nominee.
  • The nominee must be a native-born or naturalized citizen of the nation from which the nomination originates.
  • Nominees need NOT be members of the organization, as long as they meet the previous two requirements and register through a JCI Local Organization.
  • The nominee may not be a current member of the Board at the International, National or Local levels. In addition paid staff members will not be considered for the JCI TOYP program.
  • All information must be contained on the official online form. Scrapbooks, audiotapes, etc. are not used in the judging process. If a candidate is selected as one of the ten international honorees, however, these items will be requested by JCI World Headquarters.
  • A good quality, 4″ x 6″ (10 cm x 15 cm) black-and-white, head-and-shoulders photograph must be uploaded with the official nomination form.
  • Nominees must be willing to promote the ideals of JCI for the year after winning the award.
  • Each nominee must be entered in only one (1) of the ten (10) categories (refer to 2019 JCI Mauritius TOYP About Page for the categories).

How to apply

Do you know someone aged 18-40 that is a leader in their field? If so, why not nominate them for an award.

To download a Nomination Form, please click Download

for the PDF version

or here for the Word version


Once downloaded, you have to complete and submit the signed application form in its entirety no later than Sunday, May 12th 2019 before 4 p.m on toyp.jcimauritius@gmail.com. Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

TOYP – Frequently Asked Questions2019-04-14T21:50:11+00:00

How do I apply or nominate somebody?

You will need to complete our application form which can be found here.


Do I have to be a member of JCI to enter? 

No. Candidates can be anyone aged between 18 and 40, regardless of whether or not you are a member of JCI. Of course we would delighted for you to become more involved with JCI Mauritius – learn more about JCI Mauritius here.


How much does it cost to enter? 

Nothing! Unlike many awards, it is free for all applicants to enter these awards.


What are the JCI values?

Our values – which applicants must display – include the following:

That faith in God gives meaning and purpose to human life;

That the brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nations;
That economic justice can best be won by free men through free enterprise;
That government should be of laws rather than of men;
That earth’s great treasure lies in human personality;
And that service to humanity is the best work of life.


Can I nominate more than one person? 

Although we do not have any restriction, it is not advisable to nominate more than 2 people.


Can I enter more than one category?

No. Each candidate may only be submitted for one category. If unsure which category to select please email us at toyp.jcimauritius@gmail.com.


Can you advise on individual applications? 

To remain impartial, the TOYP team cannot comment on any individual applications. If you require support from JCI to complete your application and/or, if there is anything not covered on this site that you would like further information on, please email us at  toyp.jcimauritius@gmail.com.

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