Nominees must be Singapore citizens. Permanent residents of five years and longer are also eligible.
Nominees should be 35 years old and below as of 1 January of the year of the Award.
Nominees must be of good character.
The achievements and community involvement of nominees must total at least three years, which includes at least two years of personal achievements and two years of community involvement.
For teams, the majority of the members (60% of team or more) should meet all the above criteria.
Teams should be in existence for at least five consecutive years.
Nominees' achievements may be in the course of their work, an extension of their work or an extra-curricular activity.
Nominee (MOC - Medal of Commendation)
SYA recipients who have continued to attain significantly higher levels of achievements and contributions to society for at least five years after the conferment of their Award may be considered for the MOC.
Only achievements and contributions made after the Award would be considered.
Nominees for the MOC should be 45 years old and below at the time of nomination.
Note: Your application is considered as a successful submission only after it has been duly endorsed by your nominator. Please note that all forms have to be endorsed before the stipulated closing date of the SYA nominations.
Note: All submitted forms will be treated as final and cannot be amended.