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What is an Award Unit?

Award Units can be:

  • Schools
  • Youth organisations
  • Sporting or social clubs
  • Companies

Award Units then appoint Award Leaders who become the main contact for the participants and the national office.

Become an Award Unit

Being an Award Unit means that you are forming a partnership with the largest international pursuit of youth development in the world!

The unique flexibility of the Award makes it ideally suited to easy adaptation and integration into different cultures and societies. The basic principles of the Award remain the same but the activities and delivery continue to evolve and adapt to suit the changing demands of modern society and the varying needs of young people.

The flexibility and sustainability of the International Award for Young People has allowed for steady growth over the 60 years that it has successfully operated internationally. By now, the Award operates in more than 130 countries worldwide.