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Dudley Youth Awards 2016/17: Nominations are now closed

DUDLEY YOUTH AWARDS 2017
Poster to promote nomination for the Dudley Youth Awards 2016-2017

Shortlisting will take place soon and nominees will be contacted in the New Year

Dudley Youth Awards recognise the potential and incredible achievements of young people aged 11 to 19 (or up to 25 for those with a disability) from around our borough and the valuable contribution young people make. The awards evening is organised by Dudley Youth Council, with the support of Dudley Youth Service.

There are 7 awards which young people can be nominated for which are:

  • Creative Arts Award: this award recognises and celebrates young people who are creative and talented within the arts
  • Sport Award: this award is for young people who help with the development of sports opportunities locally or who individually excel within sport.
  • Contribution to School or Further Education Award: this award is for young people who go that extra mile in their own learning or helping others within a school or further education environment
  • Inspiration Award - Overcoming Adversity: This award is for an extraordinary young person who shows incredible commitment, positivity and courage
  • Inspiration Award - Inspiring Others: This award is for an extraordinary young person who shows incredible commitment, acts as a role model and is compassionate.
  • Environmental Award: This award introduced in 2012 is for young people who have helped in improving their local environment and in making their community a greener place
  • Community, Charity and Voluntary Award—Group: This award is for groups of young people who have made an impact together to the lives of others in the local community.

 

There is 1 category which adults can be nominated for which only young people (aged 11 to 19 or up to 25 for those with a disability) can nominate in:

The Mary Growcott Award: This award is given to an inspirational adult who has truly made a difference to the lives of young people who they work with.