Awards for young people in recognition of their achievements in the arts, sports and voluntary service.

2013-14 Opening/Closing dates

Round one opened between: 1 July 2013 and 14 September 2013

Round two open between: 20 November 2013 and 15 January 2014   OPEN NOW

The council offers financial awards of up to £250 for people living in South Oxfordshire aged between 11 and 18 years old.  Applicants must be able to show exceptional achievements in the twelve months prior to the closing date.

Arts - you must be able to demonstrate a high level of commitment and skill in the chosen art form.  Arts include music, dance, drama, creative writing, painting, sculpture, photography, video production, multi-media and crafts. 

Sports - you must be competing in your sport at county level or above. 

Citizenship - you must be able to show outstanding community or voluntary service in South Oxfordshire over the last 12 months. 

The criteria gives information about the scheme and who is eligible to apply.  It can be downloaded from the quick links sections to the right of this page.  Please refer to the criteria before starting an online application.

You must be aged between 11 and 18 at the closing date to be able to apply. 

If you have already received two awards including the old council bursary scheme you are not able to apply again.  If you received a young achievers award last year you will not be able to apply this year.

How to apply

The Young Achievers Award scheme is now open until the 15 January 2014.  Applications are made using an online form.  To apply for an award please click the link below: