The Acumen People Awards set out to recognise and showcase 7 – 17 year olds within your local community who have gone above and beyond and had a positive impact on the lives around them.
Nominate someone for their chance to win a place at our prestigious awards today!
You can nominate yourself or a friend, student, sibling, child or anyone else who fits the age criteria for an Acumen People Award.
Each nomination will be reviewed by our expert panel of judges and marked using a set formula, therefore it’s important that you read through and answer each question carefully.
Please note that the entries are now closed. Look out for future updates on this page.
The Award for Best Friend of the Year recognises someone who has always been there for you, someone you can always count on and someone who brings joy to your life.
The Bravery Award recognises an individual who has shown incredible courage, perseverance, resilience, or selflessness in situations that would cause many adults to crumple in futility.
The Fundraiser of the Year Award recognises an individual who has gone above and beyond to raise money for a cause or charity close to their heart. This person is a true champion of their cause, and their dedication is an inspiration to others.
The School of the Year Award recognises a school that has demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular, and/or community involvement.
The Sibling of the Year Award recognises a brother or sister who demonstrates qualities of honesty, loyalty and trustworthiness towards their sibling and someone who is there in times of need and in times of celebration.
The sporting achievement award recognises an individual who embodies a tremendously high level of dedication, skill, and achievement within a sport.
The sustainability award recognises an individual who has proven valuable in their efforts to improve the environment and reduce waste either at school or home.
The Teachers’ Choice Award recognises a student who has made both a positive impact and exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home.
The Award for Young Carers recognises children who sacrifice their own needs in order to provide either physical care, emotional support, or financial assistance within their household.