Scottish Canal Volunteer Engagement Award



After you have completed your nomination, you will receive a confirmation email.   If you do not see this in your inbox, please check your trash bin or spam folder.    If it is not there, please contact info@scv-awards.co.uk and we will ensure your very important nomination has been received.


To be eligible for selection as the Scottish Canals Volunteer Engagement Award, the nominated contractor, individual or team must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • The Nominee must be employed by Scottish Canals on a full time, part time or seasonal basis, or be a contractor appointed by Scottish Canals, working on the canal system
  • The Nominee must demonstrate a commitment to volunteers and the volunteer activity facilitated by Scottish Canals.
  • The nominee should actively promote volunteering within their organisation or team to departments within Scottish Canals and promote Scottish Canal Volunteering within the communities.
  • The Nominee must support and mentor volunteers engaged in activities on the canal.
  • Nominators must demonstrate their candidate’s commitment to Volunteers engaged in Scotland’s canal network
  • The deadline for all nominations for the Scottish Canals Volunteer Engagement Award is Friday 25th September 2020 @ 7:00pm. We regret that entries received after this deadline cannot be considered.

Guidance Notes:

  • All nominations must be submitted to Scottish Canals Volunteer Awards 2020 using the on-line nomination form or by email submission in accordance with the following email guidelines.
  • The Scottish Canals Volunteer Engagement Award will be awarded annually
  • Organisations / Contractors may submit an application for consideration by the judging panel
  • No self-nominations are permitted from individuals; such nominations must be submitted on behalf of another person who is not a member of the nominator’s immediate family
  • The nominator must provide the contact information, including email address and telephone number of the nominee for the Scottish Canals Volunteer Engagement Award.
  • The nominated candidate will be required to support a media release and photo opportunity should they, he or she be selected for a short list or as the eventual winner.
  • The judge’s decision will be final

Email Submission Guidelines

In addition to the above guidance notes, email submissions should follow the email submission guidelines ....

  • The nominator must provide their contact information, including email address and telephone number
  • The nominator must provide the contact information, including email address and telephone number of the nominee for the Scottish Canals Volunteer Engagement Award.
  • Entries should include a short (500 word max) text submission explaining why the nominee should be considered for the Scottish Canals Volunteer Engagement Award.
  • A maximum of three images may be attached to the email submission to demonstrate why the nominee warrants consideration.
  • Emails received after the above stated deadline cannot be considered.


After you have completed your nomination, you will receive a confirmation email.   If you do not see this in your inbox, please check your trash bin or spam folder.    If it is not there, please contact info@scv-awards.co.uk and we will ensure your very important nomination has been received.