The Your UK Parliament Awards recognise the fantastic individuals who have made a difference in their communities and beyond.
If you’ve made a difference in your community or helped to promote democracy, apply for a Your UK Parliament Award. Big or small we want to hear about a change you’ve made by taking action. It could be in your local community, online or in your school. Let us celebrate you and your achievements!
Should you apply?
Yes! There are 7 Award categories to choose from and one of them is for you! You can nominate yourself, your organisation or someone you know.
In every category we will want to know about the democratic action you took! This could be a campaign, hosting a debate or vote, contacting your MP, sharing information, or adapting to COVID restrictions. Let us know how you took action on an issue you care about.
What will you win?
1. An Awards ceremony on 25 March 2021, hosted at UK Parliament *
2. Afternoon tea with your fellow award winners, overlooking the River Thames in the Houses of Parliament*
3. A trophy to recognise your achievements
4. An exclusive Digital badge for award winners
5. An opportunity to showcase the positive change you’ve made
*Subject to government guidelines on COVID-19
What are the Award Categories?
Community Campaign of the Year
Recognises an organisation that has campaigned for change in their community
Digital Campaign or Campaigner of the Year
Celebrates the work of individual or organisation that has connected people to democracy through digital engagement
School of the Year
Recognises schools which have taken action on an issue they care about
Teacher of the Year
This award category is dedicated to teachers or educational leaders who have taught their students and colleagues about the UK Parliament in innovative, inspiring and engaging ways
Volunteer of the Year
Recognises the amazing work of people who have volunteered their spare time to help others get involved with democracy and the UK Parliament
UK Parliament Week activity of the Year
Recognises the work of schools and organisations who made an outstanding contribution to UK Parliament Week
Campaign or activity of the Year (in the Welsh Language)
Recognises the work of individuals, schools and organisations whose campaign for change has been in the Welsh language
The Your UK Parliament Awards are open!
Choose your category and complete the application form. Closing date for applications is 14 February 2021
Get inspired by the 2020 Award winners