the inspirational

contributions of

thousands of young Scots

musical entertainment,

dinner & the stories of

amazing young people

are now




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.

The Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards 2020 will be an evening to remember, packed with great musical entertainment, dinner, a red carpet reception and, most importantly, the stories of 42 encouraging and amazing young people.

Thursday 23rd April 2020
5.30pm - 11pm
EICC, Edinburgh

Nominations have closed

Award Categories

Young Hero


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Unsung Hero

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Excellence in Education

Enhancing Education

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Health and Wellbeing

Sponsored by Active Scotland

Equality and Diversity

Sponsored by South Lanarkshire College

The Arts


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