What is the criteria to be eligible for the award?

  • The applicant must be a current youth member of Scouts NSW; 
  • The applicant must have shown great initiative in their achievement, to a point over and above the developmental level that would be expected in their age section; 
  • The applicant’s achievement must have had a significant positive impact on Scouting and/or the wider community; 
  • Projects should have correlation the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. If you are unsure which Goal your project relates to, visit https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs for more information. 
  • The applicant must have upheld elements of the Scout Promise and Law during their achievement; 
  • The project must reflect skills developed in the Scouting Movement 
  • The applicant must have gone above and beyond their own personal abilities and have shown great personal growth and development throughout the achievement; and 
  • The applicant can only receive the Award once per Section (a maximum of 5 total). 

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