Home About the council How the council works Civic and ceremonial Lord-Lieutenant's award for young people The Lord-Lieutenant, Mike Kapur, is celebrating the achievements of young people in Leicester and Leicestershire. Nominations for the 2019 Lord-Lieutenant's award for young people, have now closed. Video of Lord-Lieutenant's Young People's Awards 2019 - nominate now Award categoriesHow to nominateCriteriaJudging processThe Lord-Lieutenant’s award for young people focuses on four themes.The nominations for each category are now closed for the 2019 awards.The nominations must demonstrate that the young person has made a contribution to society which meets the criteria set out below:1. Young Braveheart of the YearAwarded to an individual who has:overcome personal barriers to achieve successmade a stand against bullying, racism etcdemonstrated a life-saving act of bravery2. Young Volunteer of the YearAwarded to an individual who has:enhanced their local community or environmentcared for a neighbour or relative in needhelped to run a community or sports based club or society3. Young Most Improved Sports Person of the YearAwarded to an individual who has:made significant progress in the field of sport over the past 12 monthsdemonstrated promise, dedication and determinationexceeded expectations in their sporting performance or made a big difference to a team4. Young Artist of the Year (The Joe Humphries Memorial Award)Joe was a talented young person with a passion for the arts. Joe passed away unexpectedly in 2012 with SADS (Sudden Arrythymic Death Syndrome). You can read more on the Joe Humphries Memorial website.Awarded to a young person who has demonstrates real skill, innovation, and expression in:visual artsexpressive artsliteraturemusicOpens new windowHow to nominateNominations for the Lord-Lieutenant's award for young people 2019 have now closed.CriteriaThe award is open to young people aged 13-19 (on 31 January 2019) living or attending full-time education in Leicester or LeicestershireThe young person can be nominated by other young people, their school, parent/carer or any other agencyJoint or group nominations cannot be acceptedPrevious finalists should not be nominated again unless there is a fresh story to tell.There will be a separate award for each category. From the winners of these catagories, one person will be announced as Lord-Lieutenant's Young Person of the Year 2019.Judging the awardA panel of judges, chaired by the Lord-Lieutenant, will consider all nominations that meet the criteria for the award.The judges will shortlist four young finalists in each category of the award.The finalists and their guests will be invited to our special awards evening and dinner on Thursday 2 May 2019 which will be hosted by the Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Mike Kapur OBE.Category winners will be announced at the awards ceremony - each winner receiving a prize to the value of £500. Runners up will receive prizes to the value of £100.The overall Lord-Lieutenant’s Young Person of the Year, will be chosen from the category winners, and will be presented with a special trophy.2019 Award winnersOpens new window Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Helpful but, please select a reason Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No No, please select a reason Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.