Call for National Youth Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year to win $10,000

This award recognizes an up-and-coming Aboriginal Entrepreneur under the age of 35

Now is the chance for young Aboriginal Entrepreneurs to further their business interests with an infusion of potential capital.

CCAB and ESS is calling for self-nominations for the National Youth Aboriginal Entrepreneur Award. This award recognizes an up-and-coming Aboriginal Entrepreneur under the age of 35. The recipient will receive a $10,000 financial award and be recognized at CCAB’s 2015 Toronto Gala.

Eligibility for National Youth Aboriginal Entrepreneur Award

• Applicants must be Canadian residents of First Nation (Status or Non-Status), Inuit or Métis ancestry and between the ages of 19-35.

• Self-employed for a minimum of one year.

• Submit a 30-60 second video about themselves and their business.

• Fill out the online application form (Before doing this the video must be completed. Applicantscannot save their application form so the application process must be filled out in one sitting).

• Deadline to apply is Aug.25, 2014 by 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

The recipient will be chosen by a selection committee in the fall. The successful applicant will be notified by late October.

For more information contact Andre Morriseau, Senior Manager Awards and Communications 647-970-7661 amorriseau@ccab.com