Tell us about special young people

There is still time to nominate inspirational young people for Midlothian’s Young People Awards (MYPA) 2019.

Deserving young people

These awards acknowledge the contribution of young people to their local communities. If you know a young person living, working or studying in Midlothian whose efforts deserve to be recognised, then nominate them!

5 categories

Nominations are open in five categories which reflect the various positive contributions of young people to Midlothian:

  • Caring and Volunteering
  • Local Community
  • Sport and Physical Activity
  • Arts and Culture
  • Achievement in Learning
  • There is also the Midlothian Prize for the best overall winner from the 5 categories.

Age group

Nominees should be aged between 8-26 years old at the time of their nomination.

How to make a nomination

Copies of the nomination forms are available in Midlothian schools, libraries and leisure centres.


Nominations close on Friday 31 May 2019. 

Awards ceremony

Winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony, hosted by Midlothian’s Lord-Lieutenant, Sir Robert M Clerk Bt, at Penicuik House on 6 September 2019. 




13 May 2019