the inspirational

contributions of

thousands of young Scots

are now



The Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards are going virtual!

7pm Thursday 13th August 2020

The show will be filled with the stories of our 41 encouraging and amazing young people.

Head over to Young Scot’s YouTube to watch Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards 2020 #YSAwardsOnline2020


Since its launch in 2006, the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards have been Scotland’s only national awards evening for the young people of Scotland. They have celebrated the inspirational contributions and achievements of thousands of young Scots who have made a real difference to communities across Scotland.

We’ve seen the stories from the most incredible young people. Former nominees have risen to the top of the sporting, business, entertainment and the art worlds. Hundreds more are making a lasting difference all over the country.

Thursday 13th August 2020
Virtual event

Nominations have closed

Award Categories

Young Hero


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Unsung Hero

Sponsored by Solace Scotland

Excellence in Education

Enhancing Education

Sponsored by Skills Development Scotland


Sponsored by sportscotland

Health and Wellbeing

Sponsored by Active Scotland

Equality and Diversity

Sponsored by South Lanarkshire College

The Arts


Sponsored by Stagecoach


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