Nominations for the 2018 Native American “40 under 40” Awards are Now Being Accepted – Deadline Extended to July 23!

July 11, 2018

MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is pleased to announce that nominations are open for its 2018 class of Native American “40 Under 40” award recipients. Nominated by members of their communities, this prestigious award is bestowed upon individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication, all while making significant changes in business and their community. The deadline to submit a nomination has been extended to July 23, 2018 and nominations can be submitted here.

“40 under 40 nominees are shining examples of the young men and women from across Alaska Native and American Indian communities who have devoted their skills and resources to enhancing their communities,” said Chris James, President and CEO of the National Center. “Recognizing these individuals is another way in which we can continue to define success and the future of the Native American economy. I encourage anyone who knows a deserving honoree to submit a nomination for consideration.”

2018 40 under 40 winners will be announced and honored this fall.

For current students, American Indian Business Scholarships are now open. To apply, please click here. Applications will be accepted through Friday, August 10.