How to nominate
There are ten categories within Scotland’s Champions including the overall Scotland’s Champion accolade. For this award, the judging panel will select one winner from the other chosen category winners who they feel should be crowned ‘Scotland’s Champion’ - no easy task!
You can nominate in more than one category however you must complete an entry form for each category you wish to nominate in.
Please read through the category descriptions and select the category you wish to nominate in from the list. Please provide as much information as you can, the more details you can provide the judges with the better understanding they can have of their achievements.
IMPORTANT INFO - PLEASE READ:
- Your entry must be completed before the deadline at 23:59 on Monday 18th July.
- Maximum word count of 800 is put in place for the entry box.
- An individual/team/group/organisation can be nominated into more than one category however please tailor your entry according to the category in order to meet judges requirements.
- Sponsoring companies are not permitted to enter the category they are sponsoring.
- Entries can be submitted by the individual/team/group/organisation directly or by a third party (agent, client etc).
- Successful nominations will be notified following the judging session in July.
Judging of Scotland’s Champions is conducted by an independent panel. The information provided will be collated and followed by a shortlisting by our panel.
Please take a few minutes to read the full terms and conditions at the bottom of the nomination form carefully. They contain important information about the entry criteria/process.
This award welcomes submissions from individuals or teams who are NHS Scotland staff, social care professionals, or staff who work in the independent health and social care sectors. It will celebrate individuals or teams who have made an outstanding contribution to the care of the people of Scotland. Tell us about the person or team and how their care has improved people's lives and what makes them so special.
This award celebrates an individual or group who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of people within their local communities. This could be someone who participated in community action, or who has made a huge difference through volunteering or leadership.
At The National Lottery Community Fund we support people and communities to thrive. Last year we helped over 1,500 organisations in Scotland make a life changing difference locally with National Lottery funding. Do you know a group who was funded by The National Lottery Community Fund that is supporting you or your community to thrive? Tell us all about it.
Lifetime Achievement Champion
This award goes to someone who has made a contribution of outstanding significance in their field over a number of years.
Do you know an extraordinary young person whose achievements, amazing courage or bravery make your heart burst with pride? Has someone you know battled the odds or showed incredible perseverance to save the day?
This award is for an individual or group who has made a difference to somebody’s life or to their local community. We know that there are people throughout Scotland - unsung heroes - who have gone above and beyond to make a difference to others. It's those little acts of human kindness that can often make the biggest impact.
We want to know about the beat bobby who goes an extra mile, the firefighter or paramedic at the heart of a community and the outstanding service person who deserves to be honoured.
Who has shown real dedication and determination within the sporting community? This could be someone who spends their free time training others or a sporting star striving to be the best.
One winner from the category award winners will be selected by the judging panel to receive the title of Scotland’s Champion.