For more than 35 years, The President’s Award has been making sure that young people develop a lifestyle that gives them the valuable life skills required to pursue their ambitions . We aim to make this opportunity available to every single young person in Uganda.

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - Uganda

Founded in in the United Kingdom in 1956 by His Royal Highness the Prince Phillip, The Duke of Edinburgh’s, we are the leading youth achievement award for young people. We bring together practical experience and life skills to create committed citizens of the world.
In Uganda, since 1995, the Award has transformed the lives of over 40,000 young people and has a current annual reach of over 10,000 participants.

What is the Award all about?

  1. Personal discovery and growth.
  2. Leadership and accountability for actions.
  3. Ethical and professionalism in work.
  4. Unity and team work in life.
  5. Self-reliance.
  6. Perseverance and discipline.
  7. Responsibility.
  8. Service to the community.
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Our Focus

The Award Programme

The Award program focuses on molding and developing the young people between the targeted ages of 14-25 years. Established units such as the Schools, youth organisations and clubs may use the programme to supplement and strengthen their existing extra-curricular activities.

27 Years of experience
Award Levels

What is the Award structure?


Bronze Level

Minimum starting age is 14 years and lasts for at least 6 months


Silver Level

Minimum starting age is 15 years and lasts for at least 12 months


Gold Level

Minimum starting age is 16 years and lasts for at least 18 months