INTRODUCTION

The National Youth Achievers’ Award is an award scheme set up to honour young people who have achieved great success in various fields of endeavour.

It is said that a nation that neglects her youth neglects her future, and Ghana has over 50% of her population as youth.
Our mission therefore is to recognize and reward outstanding achievement of the youth in a variety of fields, including the arts, business, science, politics, the humanities and education.
We aim to provide inspiration and encouragement to young people to aspire to great heights in their careers, education and personal interests by bringing them into contact with successful individuals and Celebrating them Nationally.
The event is organised under the Patronage of His Excellency Dr. John Dramani Mahama – the President of the Republic of Ghana and sponsored by RLG.

 

MAIN OBJECTIVES OF NYAA
To acknowledge and bring to the fore exceptional achievements of the youth in creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, patriotism and leadership in the various sectors of the socio-economic life of the country
To make excellence and achievement a national value, starting with the youth.
To empower the youth for community activism, National Development and sustainable peace.
To create an image of the ideal Ghanaian youth and make them role models to other youths and standards of performance they can benchmark.

 

TARGET PARTICIPANTS
Youth from age 15 – 35 yrs Across all sectors

 

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THE AWARD PACKAGE
A specially designed plaque will be manufactured, embodying all the elements of the state, exceptional performance and youth.
The plaque will be presented to the winners of the various categories on the night of the event.
Award Presentation will thus include:
plaque, medals, framed citations, cash prize (for students in the form of scholarships), a hamper of corporate products (RLG Computers for Students) and a scholarship package to help pursue their efforts
Internship for the RLG Innovators in ICT award
 
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