The Award is an exciting self-development program available to all young people worldwide, equipping them with life skills to make a difference to themselves, their communities and the world. Anyone aged between 14 and 25 can experience challenge and adventure, acquire new skills and make new friends. The Award has a presence in more than 143 countries and over 8 million young people worldwide have taken up the Award challenge so far. The great strength of the Award is that it can be used by anyone working with young people. Its flexible program ensures that it is of relevance to all young people, regardless of their background and circumstances.
The Award helps young people to achieve their potential and develop into responsible citizens.
THE INTERNATIONAL AWARD: THE BENEFITS
Ever since its launch in 1956, the Award has appealed to schools with its concept of individual challenge that encourages young people to take responsibility for their own development.