The Commonwealth is offering exceptional young people who are making a difference in their communities a chance to win a Commonwealth Youth Award, which includes a cash grant and a trip to attend the awards ceremony in London next March, during Commonwealth Week.
Nominees must be:
- aged 15 to 29 years
- a citizen of a Commonwealth member country
- been engaged in development work for more than 12 months either in a professional or voluntary capacity
- have a strong track record of implementing innovative ideas and linking their development work and its impact to one of the 17 SDGs
- and have demonstrated an understanding of the importance of youth engagement in key areas of development
If you know an incredible young person, would like to nominate yourself, or would simply like to find out more on eligibility for the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Award, head to the link below!