Nomination Form -
Young Black Achivers' Awards
Marking the end of Black History Month
YBA Awards aims to promote a positive image of black youth in Northamptonshire. YBA have set up these awards to highlight and celebrate the achievements of young people and their continued commitment to the community in
The YBA awards ceremony will be celebrated on
Friday 25 November
in Northampton at the Cripps Recreation Centre, Northampton.
We would like you to nominate a young person who you think deserves the award by completing the nomination form below. Alternatively, you may print and complete the
Applications for nominations are now open.
Closing date for nominations is Saturday 19 November 2016
An independent panel of judges from community and public sector organisations will be judging the nomination forms. You may also print and complete a word version of the
Academic award recognizes the hard work and perseverance of a young person who has succeeded in their chosen subject or subjects showing their determination to achieve their learning goals.
Community award recognizes young people who help to promote a sense of community and improve the quality of people’s lives. It identifies young people who have demonstrated that they are committed to bringing people together and inspire changes that lead to improvements to their local community.
This award recognizes young people who have made an outstanding achievement in the area of arts including theatre, the creative arts or writing.
This award recognizes young people who have made an outstanding achievement in the field of music and entertainment.
This award is the identity of young people who have developed themselves through some form of physical sporting activity but not necessarily via formal teams, traditional sports or sports clubs.
Nominations are accepted from individuals or a group who have had an enterprising idea for a business, community activity or product. The success should be demonstrated clearly in the submission.
The Police & Community Relations Award:
The award is for young people aged 16-25 who have volunteered for the Police or have turned their lives around. Mentors are also accepted
Please make a selection for your chosen nominee from one of the following categories
The Police & Community Relations Award
Young Person's Details (Nominee)
Reason for nominating young person:
(no more than 300 words)
provide any supporting evidence, if you have any. (You can attach case studies, photos, newspaper articles or other material)
Organization: Where did you hear about the YBA Awards?
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