Recognizing Young Nebraskans

We are excited to announce our first ever Young Nebraskans Week awards, presented by Connecting Young Nebraskans and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. We will be celebrating talented, influential young Nebraskans who are making a positive impact in their workplaces and communities. 


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Who Can Apply?


  • Must  be between 18-40ish years of age.
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska.
  • Young Professional Group affiliation not required.
  • Applicants may apply to multiple awards, but can only win one award per year.

What do Winners Receive?


  • A certificate and plaque from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (great for your office and your resume).
  • A $50 gift card (sponsored by Nebraska Diplomats).
  • Recognition on the Nebraska Good Life Social and Connecting Young Nebraskans Social Media Accounts.
  • Honorary 1 year membership to the Nebraska Diplomats. 

Award Categories

Applications will close on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

(Scroll on mobile to see all three awards!)

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