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Nominate Now for The Diana Award 2021

Diana Award Nominations close on 12th March 2021 at 23:59

The Diana Award is given out in Diana, Princess of Wales’ name to young role models, aged 9-25 from across the world who are selflessly transforming the lives of others. They are looking to recognise young people going above and beyond in their daily lives to create and sustain positive change.


  • All Diana Award recipients and their nominating organisations will be publicly announced in the Roll of Honour on 1st July, Princess Diana’s birthday, and all of their press releases related to successful nominations for that year.

  • Diana Award recipients will also receive a personalised certificate as well as exclusive access to the Development Programme; a network of alumni Award recipients, opportunities and events.

  • Successful UK based nominees will be invited to attend an Award Ceremony near their local area, where their achievement will be celebrated alongside their peers.

  • Successful international nominees will be celebrated virtually on the International Ceremony Day which takes place on International #YouthDay on 12th August 2021.

  • If your nomination is successful, you will receive a resource pack to help you contact local press to shine a spotlight on your inspirational Diana Award recipient.

  • Both UK based and international recipients of The Diana Award are also eligible for The Legacy Award, which takes place on a biennial basis. The next Legacy Award ceremony will take place in 2021.


In order to be eligible for The Diana Award, nominees must be aged between 9 and 25 and have been carrying out their activities for a minimum of 12 months. Nominators must know the young person in a professional capacity, i.e. teacher, youth worker. Nominations made by family members will not be accepted. 

VISION Demonstrates commitment and passion to the cause, evidenced through their service to that cause and through social action. YOUTH LED Demonstrates how the young person has led, owned and shaped the activities they are nominating them for. INSPIRING OTHERS Demonstrates that, through the nominee’s positive attitude and passionate approach to life, they are a role model to others.

SOCIAL IMPACT Creates positive social change that is of benefit to the wider community.

SERVICE JOURNEY Evidence of transformation throughout the nominee’s service journey, including attitude, skills gained and challenges overcome.




" Lighting the candle of others won’t blow yours out " - Al