Diana Memorial Award

The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Award for Inspirational Young People was established in 1999 by a board chaired by the then Chancellor, Gordon Brown, who felt that the award would reflect the personal interest of Diana, Princess of Wales in helping and supporting young people.



The Diana Award endeavors to appreciate and celebrate the work which young people make to their school, family or community - especially those who are peer mentors, fund raisers, school counselors, environmental campaigners, sports leaders, local community volunteers, and those who have overcome adversity.


Each Diana Award holder receives a special certificate signed by the Prime Minister and a lapel pin or one trophy for a group; a termly issue of Inspire, the Diana Award newsletter; and free membership to the Award holders section of the website.


In the longer term, the Diana Award provides its holders opportunities to attend events organized by the Diana team, primarily as part of the 'Young Ambassadors Programme' which includes presentation, research and peer education training.

Since 1999, over 23,000 young people from across the UK have received this Award.

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