Team Youth Award Nomination

Now Accepting Nominations - Team Youth Recognition Program

The March of Dimes National Youth Council announces the 2015 Team Youth Recognition Program. The Team Youth Leadership Recognition Program is designed to recognize the efforts of outstanding youth volunteer leaders from June 2013 – May 2015. Youth volunteers are defined as students who are in elementary school through college. Student groups including National Service Partners, Chain Reaction, Collegiate Councils, and Youth Councils along with individuals are eligible to apply for the awards.

The Team Youth Recognition Program helps the March of Dimes celebrate youth volunteers and their advisors who excel as March of Dimes volunteers.  The program consists of Individual Youth Leadership Awards & Group Achievement Awards.

You may nominate as many groups or individuals as desired. Please contact for any questions or concerns.


March of Dimes Staff, Advisors or student volunteers may complete applications (for both individual and group awards).  Activities and programs during June 2013 – May 2014 ONLY are eligible to be part of the application process. Youth volunteers are defined as students who are in elementary school through college. National Youth Council members who joined the council prior to July 2014 are not eligible to receive an award.

Individual Youth Leadership Award Requirement

Each Individual Youth Leadership Award application must include two (2) signed letters of recommendation from youth volunteers, adult advisors and/or March of Dimes staff recognizing the volunteer efforts of the individual applying or being nominated for the award. Please see nomination form for detailed instructions on submitting letters of recommendation.

Deadline: All applications and supplemental materials must be received on or before July 25, 2015.