The Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman (OYMYW) of the Year program
recognizes and honors the outstanding achievements of young people, enhances the
perception of youth and raises community awareness of the positive contributions
year, 16 high school students are selected as council district winners and
recognized at an event, along with the teacher who inspired them the most. Each
of the district winners will receive a cash award. From the district
winners, the two overall winners will be announced and each will receive an
additional cash award.
Winners from each council district, and the citywide Young Man and Young
Woman of the Year, will be recognized at an event and in city
publicity materials. District winners also will have an opportunity to
participate in citywide programs and special appearances to promote youth
Virtual Report: Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman
To be considered for the program, you must meet the following criteria:
Be a current high school student (or home-schooled) in grades 9 through 12 in Phoenix or live within Phoenix city limits
Be a U.S. citizen or provide evidence of lawful presence in the United States
Complete and submit a scholarship application online and send required
supporting documentation to the Review Committee within the provided deadline
Finalist must be available for in-person interviews
Eligible students can apply through the online application form before 5 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2021.
For more information about this program:
Contact the Youth and Education Office at email@example.com.