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The Edinburgh Award

The Edinburgh Award

Last year, the inaugural Edinburgh Award was presented to city resident author Ian Rankin. The Edinburgh Award was established to recognise an individual’s outstanding achievements and contribution to the city of Edinburgh. Nominations are now open for The Edinburgh Award 2008. You are invited to vote for who you think meets the following criteria and deserves The Edinburgh Award 2008.


In the last 12 months the nominee has:

  • Made an impact to the City by their contribution to the world of science, culture, sports, business, technology, charity or education
  • Gained positive media attention for Edinburgh as a result of their work
  • Continuously demonstrated the values of Edinburgh Inspiring Capital
  • Contributed to an increase in tourism, business, education or overall awareness as a result of their work
  • Was born in Edinburgh or resided in the City for the past 12 months
  • Has not previously been awarded The Freedom of the City of Edinburgh
  • Is not a previous winner of The Edinburgh Award
  • Is not a serving politician


Nominations
Nominations are invited for an individual who you think deserves to be presented with The Edinburgh Award. The deadline for the 2008 nominations is 18 March 2008. To nominate someone for The Edinburgh Award please complete The Edinburgh Award Nomination Form (PDF, 68KB) and return it to:


The Edinburgh Award
The Lord Provost Office,
City of Edinburgh Council,
City Chambers,
High Street,
Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ


For further information, please e-mail Tracey Cunningham


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