Ferran Hart Young Artist Award

We are looking for a young person who is passionate about the arts, whether it be through a love of art, film, acting, dance or photography. This is a chance for their work to be appreciated and recognised within the community.

Young Carer of the Year

We are looking for a caring individual who has dedicated time to help someone less fortune than themselves or a family member. This individual should be recognised for their selfless actions they carry out on a daily and weekly basis.

Eilish Herron Young Sports Person Award

An award that aims to celebrate single sports achievements of individuals, whether it be sports coaching or a major milestone in their own sporting background. We are looking for someone who gives up their free time to help others or always strides to do their best and achieve.

Youth Group of the Year

We are looking for a group of young people that have worked tirelessly to improve their peer’s lives. For example creating or planning a youth project that has gone on to inspire others, helping to build a better community/school or a project that has been shown to have made a positive impact to the lives of young people within their school or


The Unsung Hero Award

The award is seeking to find a young person that has gone the extra mile but never seeks any recognition or reward for

their work. Someone who brings so much more than expected to their community and to the people they help, always working with a smile and freely giving up their time to help others.

Young Volunteer of the Year Award

The aim of this award is to celebrate the work of a young person that has helped people in and around their communities. Along with this we are looking for a person who consistently gives up their free time to help other people, changing lives for the better.

Discovery Award

We are looking for a young person or youth group who are passionate about science or engineering and help others

develop skills. For example helping run a science club etc. They could also have taken part in a project to design or build

a device that could save lives, help carry out tasks or have some benefit to the wider community.

Campaign for Change Award

This award is for an individual or group that has campaigned or is currently campaigning for a change of circumstances for other young people. They might be trying to raise money for a worthy cause or trying to raise awareness ofsomething close to their heart. They will have worked hard to get a positive change for young people, whether that be locally or nationally.

Literature Award

This award is to recognise a young person's writing talent. We will except any piece of writing including creative discursive and poetry.


Positive About Youth Awards 2017

The Positive About Youth Awards celebrate the work and achievements of young people in Renfrewshire. There are nine categories this year, described above. We are looking for a young person or a group of young people aged 12-25 who do outstanding work in their community.


The award ceremony takes place on Wednesday 8th November at the Normandy Hotel, Renfrew.


Please note the Nomination process is now closed!!!