Award Categories

Unsung Hero Award

Do you know a Scot who goes the extra mile every day but never asks for any recognition or reward? Please tell us about the person who makes your home or community special. Four nominees will receive an Unsung Hero Award and one will be named our overall Great Scot of 2017.


Community Champion Award

Sponsored by Specsavers

This award celebrates an individual or group who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of people within their local community.


Entertainment Award

When it comes to entertaining, Scotland is world class. From music and comedy to writing and performing we lead the way. Let us know, who you think deserves to follow in the footsteps of Biffy Clyro, Brian Cox and Kevin Bridges.


Sport Award

Sponsored by QTS

Do you know someone who through their hard efforts and determination has achieved extraordinary sporting achievements? Or perhaps someone who spends their free time training others in a sport they love? Who do you think deserves recognition for their dedication to sport?

Business Award

Sponsored by SP Energy Networks

Scotland is also an international force to be reckoned with when it comes to business. Previous winners include John Boyle, Duncan Bannatyne and Jennifer Cheyne.


Charity Award

When it comes to charity, Scotland is as big-hearted as you can get. Do you know an individual or group, who has dedicated their lives to supporting an amazing cause?


Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by Macklin Motors Nissan

This award goes to someone who has made a contribution of outstanding significance in their field over a number of years. Past winners include Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Jackie Stewart and The Krankies.


National Lottery Project of The Year

Sponsored by National Lottery

Did you know that National Lottery players raise £30 million a week for Good Causes? Do you know a project that has used National Lottery funding to make an impact in your community? We want to know about the Good Causes making a life-changing difference with National Lottery cash.