The President’s Award is an international award for young people and its concept is one of individual challenge. It encourages personal discovery and growth, self-reliance, perseverance, responsibility to oneself and service to the community.
Participants must be between the ages of 14 and 25 and the Award programme consists of 4 mandatory sections: service, adventurous journey, skills and physical recreation. There are 3 levels of Award: Bronze (for those over 14), Silver (for those over 15) and Gold (for those over 16). The minimum period of participation to qualify for an award is 6 months for Bronze, 12 months for Silver and 18 months for Gold.