High Sheriff Award

Nominations are open!

Each year at The Bristol Young Heroes Awards the High Sheriff of Bristol presents the High Sheriff Award.

The award provides recognition to someone who has shown considerable dedication to the service of the young people in Bristol.

There is no age limit for this award.

Once all nominations have been received the High Sheriff will choose the winner who will be presented with their award on the night of The Bristol Young Heroes.


Nominations have now closed

Bristol Young Heroes awards is an annual event, so please keep an eye out for when nominations open again. A good way to keep up to date is by signing up to our newsletter below.

Calendar icon Deadline: 25th March 2022

Nomination advice

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Each nomination is shortlisted and judged on the following criteria:

1. Passion & Ability to inspire

2. Clear set of values

3. Commitment to community

4. Selflessness & Acceptance of others

5. Ability to overcome obstacles and adversity

6. Courage

7. Perseverance

8. Generosity

9. Compassion

10. Hope

About the awards

The Bristol Young Heroes awards aim to shine a light on those who have overcome difficult circumstances, made a difference to the lives of others, or achieved something extraordinary.

The awards culminate in a special gala awards night for the young people and their family and friends to enjoy