Award stories

See how The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is transforming individuals and communities across the globe. From the streets of Delhi to the favellas in Brazil, the Award is helping put young people on the path to a better future.

Jason attending the IGE 2005

Jason's IGE experience shaped his life

Jason's IGE experience shaped his life

UK

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Irena with new friends at IGE 2011

Irena's IGE experience exposes her to diverse perspectives

Slovenia

IGE 2011 delegate Irena experiences diverse perspectives at this global leadership event

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Lindsay at IGE 2008

Lindsay's IGE experience leads her to great things

Canada

IGE delegate Lindsay learns skills at IGE that equip her for life

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Chu Win Kai attending IGE 2011

Chu Win Kai's unforgettable IGE experience

Hong Kong

Gold Award holder and IGE delegate talks about what the global leadership event meant to her

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Anish represents the Award at the summit

Anish's perseverance helps him achieve his goal

Nepal

Gold Award holder Anish perseveres with challenges to achieve his goal

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Award participant, Sandy

Sandy's letter of thanks

Australia

Thanks to funding from a grant project supporting disadvantaged young people, Sandy was able to participate in the Award.

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Gold Award holder Shibnath

Shibnath overcomes challenges to achieve his Gold Award

India

19 year old Shibnath overcomes personal challenges and achieves his Gold Award.

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ITAP leader Kalsang

ITAP Leader Kalsang shares his story

Nepal

Kalsang chose to be an ITAP leader to teach young people about their environments and show them the rewards of challenging themselves

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Gold Award participant, Greta

Greta's employability story

Lithuania

Greta gained valuable skills and connections that led to employment with PwC.

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Broadening my horizons

Australia

Award Participant Nicholas Lapsley explains how the Award has taught him that he can be both independent and competitive while living with cerebral palsy.

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