The Provost's Civic Awards

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their hard work or contribution within the local community? This year, in particular has seen our residents showing incredible dedication and resilience to overcome some of the most challenging situations ever faced as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

West Dunbartonshire’s Provost is seeking to honour people who have excelled with a Civic Award. The winners will be presented their award personally by the Provost, have their names added to the boards at Clydebank Town Hall, and be guests of the Provost at the Queen's annual garden party at Holyrood (subject to restrictions).

Categories are:

Arts and Culture Champion

The nominee can work in the arts in a voluntary or professional capacity. Typically they would have undertaken imaginative work in any one of the arts, such as drama, dance, music literature, the visual arts and crafts including photography and/or demonstrated good practice in the organisation of arts projects and events.

Sports Champion

The nominee could have achieved recognition for their performances at local, national or international sport or contributed to local sports development or coaching.

Community/Voluntary Champion (Individual)

Nominations are sought from individuals based in West Dunbartonshire who have made a positive contribution to the local community.  Examples could be new or additional activities that have led to an improved quality of life for the people of this area.

Community/Voluntary Champions (Team)

Similar to the individual requirement, nominations are sought from or community and voluntary groups that are run in the local area with the aim of improving lives for the residents of West Dunbartonshire.

Youth Champion

Nominations are sought for young individuals who have excelled in any field or have made a significant contribution to their local community. The nominee must live in West Dunbartonshire and be under the age of 18 at the time of nomination.

Citizen of the Year

The Citizen of the Year will be selected by the Selection Panel from one of the successful nominees of the above categories.

Nominations closed on Sunday 6 December 2020

Provost’s Civic Awards 2020 – terms and conditions

  1. The Provost’s Civic awards are free to enter.
  2. You may submit several entries across the categories however a separate submission must be made for each nomination.
  3. Entries will not be returned.
  4. We reserve the right to withdraw an award from any applicant supplying false information as part of their entry.
  5. All entries will be shared with the judging panel. Personal information provided as part of the entry submission will be treated as confidential and will only be used for the purposes of judging the competition.
  6. We reserve the right to use entry information in media coverage relating to the Awards. All information supplied as part of entries submitted may be included in media coverage.
  7. Please note that the judges’ decisions are final.

The closing date for entries is Sunday 6 December 2020 . We are unable to accept entries submitted after this date. Entries received after this date will not be entered into the awards. If you require the nomination form in another format please contact

By registering and completing an entry for the awards you agree to the above terms and conditions.