General Rules

  • Nominees (Men and women) must be Malaysian citizens between the ages of 18 and 40. The age qualification of the nominee shall be determined by calendar year. A certified copy of the ID/Birth Certificate should be uploaded along with the nomination form to prove the age of the nominee. 
  • A nominee must be a director or key person of top management of an existing private or public company registered with the Registrar of Companies of Malaysia who is primarily responsible for the management of a business. Key person of top management shall provide a consent letter from his/her superior to join this award.
  • A nominee is not an undischarged bankrupt and has not been convicted of any offence in connection with the promotion, formation or management of a corporation. The nominee or nominated company must not involve in an ongoing bankruptcy case.  
  • A nominee need not be a member of any JCI Malaysia Local Organization.
  • The nominee must not be a current JCI Officer or JCI Malaysia National Board of Director or National Officer or National Appointee. In addition, paid staff members will not be considered for the JCI CYEA program.
  • The nominee must sign the declaration of the nomination form and upload it attesting to all facts contained in the form and granting permission for publication of these facts. By circumstances, to attend the JCI CYEA Ceremony to receive the award.
  • A nomination form must be received by the set deadline by the hosting local organization endorsed by the JCI Malaysia National Board of Directors. Nomination forms will only be accepted in ENGLISH.
  • All nominations must be submitted in English using the online nomination form through the JCI CYEA website. The nomination form is downloadable and printable in order to help nominators prepare the nomination prior to entering it online. Nominations received in any other format will be disqualified.
  • A good quality (300 dpi) head-and-shoulders photograph must be uploaded with the official nomination form. 
  • A person who passed away cannot be nominated for the JCI CYEA Award.
  • Nominees must be willing to promote the ideals of JCI for the year after winning the award.
  • Top 30 Semi-Finalists, Top 10 Finalists and Top 3 Winners will be selected from all nominations received. 
  • Entry & admin fees RM1,000.00 is not refundable or adjustable under any circumstances.
  • JCI Malaysia reserve the right to disqualify any finalist or winner any time who misuse the JCI CYEA brand name for any illegal cases.