H&F Youth Achievement Awards

Celebrating the achievements and talents of the youth in our borough

The Hammersmith & Fulham Youth Achievement Awards have been organised by our Youth Council and the Young Hammersmith & Fulham Foundation, with the support of local businesses and organisations.

The awards celebrate the diversity of achievement and talent of H&F’s youth.

To nominate someone, just fill in the short online form.

Nomination form

General award criteria

The nominations can be from peers, teachers, youth or social workers and practitioners, for young people aged 11-25 who live, work or go to school in the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and relate to achievements made within the past two years.

Nominators must give reasons why they are nominating.

The categories

  • Young person who has made a significant contribution to others – eg young carers, to their family, to their school, or to a local organisation.
  • Young leader – a young role model who has motivated and inspired others.
  • Achievement in education – a young person who has made excellent progress or attainment in education.
  • Young volunteer – a young person who has made an active and significant contribution to the community.
  • Young artist of the year – across all the creative arts such as art, music and dance.
  • Young innovator of the year – a young entrepreneurial or technological innovator.
  • Community champion – a young person who has championed a real, positive change in the community.
  • Overcoming adversity – a young person who has overcome and persevered through challenges.
  • Green champion – a young person who has championed a positive change for the local environment.

Nominations

Nominations will close on Friday 20 March 2020. All entries will be considered by a panel of judges.

Youth Gala

Finalists in each category will be invited to a Youth Gala at St Paul's Church, Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, W6 9PJ on Thursday 23 April 2020.

Finalists may also be invited to take part in a competition to celebrate VE Day, which will include an invitation to Trooping the Colour.

Video: The inaugural H&F Youth Achievement Awards in 2019

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