Can I nominate / enter myself
Yes you can! If you’re under 35 and believe in yourself, feel free to nominate yourself.
Can I nominate more than one person
Yes. If you feel there is more than one individual that you know truly deserve this, you can submit the nomination. There is no limit to the number of submissions.
Is there a fee for entering / nominating
No, there is no cost associated to participate in this initiative
How do I know that the nomination / entry went through
You will receive a confirmation email that it was received.
Will I be notified if the person I nominated is selected?
No – only the 35 finalists will be contacted.
What are the evaluation criteria for selecting a “35 under 35” winner and how does the selection process work?
Nominations will be judged by the editor of Accountancy SA, sponsors representatives Senior Executives, selected high profile CA(SA) and business leaders. Some of the qualities and characteristic that will be evaluated include:
- Demonstrable leadership skills
- Inventiveness and innovation
- Demonstrable recent career highlights
- CSI projects
- Hobbies / after work activities
What supporting documents needs to be submitted:
A portfolio of evidence including:
- A personal statement,
- A full CV
- A profile
The more supporting documents are submitted, the easier it will be to judge objectively.
Also write a personal statement that touches on the topics listed above.
If you’ve ever been interviewed for a publication, radio station or TV program – it would be advisable to include information about that.
When will the feature be published?
The national top 35 profiles will be in the July, August and September issues and the winner profiled on the front cover of the October issue of the ASA Magazine.
When are materials due?
All entries and documentation must be received by 30 May 2017.