For the first time in the award’s history, McDonald’s is turning to the public to help them decide who should be the lucky recipient of their Community Choice Youth Award.

The winner will be honored at the 11th annual 365Black Awards. 

From Black Enterprise:

The chosen winners, one female and one male, will receive a $10,000 scholarship along with recognition at the star-studded event that takes place Saturday, July 5th in New Orleans during the ESSENCE Festival.

Know an exceptional teen between the ages of 13 and 18? Nominate them for this prestigious award by visiting, filling out a nomination form, answering three questions about the nominee and submitting a three-minute video highlighting the teens contributions to the community.

Read more at Black Enterprise

The deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 31.