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Career Ready
Awards 2021 

Celebrating our UK-wide network of young people volunteers, schools, and colleges. 


Every year, we’re proud to celebrate the achievements of our students, volunteers, employer supporters and schools/colleges at our annual awards event. 

Nominations for our 2021 Awards are now open online. This is your opportunity to celebrate an individual, school or college that you think has really excelled over the past year on our programme.

How to nominate

To nominate you will need to provide a written statement explaining why you are nominating aperson/school/college, giving examples on how they meet the criteria and why you think they deserve to win.

You should have already been sent a unique link to our nominations form via email, if you have not received this email please contact your Regional Manager. The deadline for all nominations is Friday 28 January 2022 ahead of judging in February. Finalists will be invited to the celebration dinner in London in April.

For details on who you are eligible to nominate and what criteria they should meet please see nomination packs below.

England, Wales, Northern Ireland


The Career Ready programme has given me so many opportunities in different ways. It’s really has changed my life completely. And being named the 2020 Leidos Student of the Year is the perfect way to end what has been an amazing journey for me. I never thought I would be in the position I am now.

Ailin Attarsadeh, Belfast
Leidos Student of the Year 2020
Previous Award Winners
Contact us 

If you have any further questions regarding awards nominations please contact our Events Manager, Yvonne Plows via