Reebok is seeking qualified candidates for the 10th Annual Human
Rights Award which honors young human rights activists from around the
world. Awardees will be honored at a ceremony in the USA and will
receive a US$25,000 grant to help further their work. All nomination
applications must be received by June 16, 1997. For more details and
information on how to receive a nomination application, see below.
Purpose of the Award
Established in 1988, the Reebok Human Rights Award honors young
people from the United States and around the world who have made
significant contributions to the cause of human rights, often against
great odds. The purpose of the Award is to shine a positive,
international light on the Awardees and to support their work in human
rights. A $25,000 grant is given to further the work of each Award
Award candidates must be 30 years of age or younger by December 31,
1997. Award candidates cannot advocate violence or belong to an
organization that advocates violence. Award candidates must be working
on an issue that directly relates to the United Nations "Universal
Declaration of Human Rights." Women and men of all races, ethnic
groups, citizenships and religions are eligible.
Nominations must include the following items:
- A completed application form and a letter of nomination
- Three additional letters of support for the candidate
- Copy of birth certificate or other proof of age. Nominee must
be 30 years of age or younger on December 31, 1997
- Supporting materials such as: photographs, newspaper
clippings, narratives or other items describing the
Nominations must be received by June 16, 1997.
To receive an application form and guidelines or for further
information, please contact:
The Reebok Human Rights Award
100 Technology Center Drive
Stoughton, MA 02072 USA.
617-341-5000 extension 4377 (phone)