Nominate inspiring alumni for Top 30 under 30

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At home and abroad, York University’s young alumni are making positive and impactful change. From business leaders championing equity, diversity and inclusion to social impact researchers and environmental activists, York alumni working across all sectors are making meaningful differences in their communities.

York University’s Top 30 Alumni Under 30 program recognizes inspiring and diverse alumni under the age of 30 who are driven to make a difference locally and globally. With past recipients pursuing careers in science and technology, anti-Black racism in Canada and disability rights, York U recognizes and engages these changemakers to shed light on their inspiring work.  

To nominate a York grad, share how the candidate demonstrates a commitment to creating positive change for York University, the wider community and beyond.

Eligibility criteria: Nominees must be York University graduates who are 29 years of age or younger by Dec. 31 (born in 1994 or more recently). A graduate is defined as someone who has received an academic degree from York University. Students are not eligible for this award until they receive their degree.

Candidates can self-nominate or be nominated. For further details on the awards and eligibility, visit Top 30 Under 30 Frequently Asked Questions

All nominations for the 2024 Top 30 Alumni Under 30 must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16.

For more information about how to submit a nomination, visit Top 30 Alumni Under 30 or contact Nicole Light, senior alumni engagement officer, at or 647-527-2550.