Recognizing Native American citizens for outstanding leadership and community contributions annually. The 40 Under 40 is a prestigious award which recognizes 40 emerging American Indians from across Indian Country who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication and made significant contributions in business and/or in their community. Nominee must have been between 18-39 years of age by January 1st of the year the scholarship is awarded. This is also open to Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.
You may nominate more than one person for this scholarship and you may nominate yourself if you desire. You will need to submit a fully completed nomination form; Three documents supporting the nominee (i.e. professional resume, reference letters, etc.); One Color photograph of nominee (300 dpi – jpg file); Official Tribal enrollment document – mandatory.