Award Categories

The Sarah Nulty Award for Creativity

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In honour of the late director of Tramlines and for her dedication to the music industry, we welcome all creative individuals to come forward, whatever their art.

The Mary Ann Rawson Award for Education

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In memory of the woman who set up Wincobank School in 1839 and a trust to keep it safe, we're looking for entries from teachers and education enthusiasts supporting Sheffield's education sector.  

The Marti Caine Award for Entertainment

We encourage entries from individuals who have excelled in the entertainment industry. This award celebrates the female entertainers of Sheffield across the industry, like Marti Cane who showed great courage throughout her life and campaigned for a cancer cure.

The Jessica Ennis-Hill Award for Sport

This award is open to women of all ages and abilities who have shown great athleticism and dedication to the sport industry, like Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill who was the first British woman to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year and Lifetime Achievement award.    

The Pam Liversidge OBE Award for Engineering

This award will celebrate females in engineering, individuals who share qualities with first female Master Cutler Pam Liversidge are encouraged to enter.  

The Kathleen Roberts Award for Grit

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To celebrate women who show true perseverance, strength and resilience, we're looking for individuals who are achievement focused and have a real sense of endurance, like campaigning Woman of Steel Kathleen Roberts.    

The Dorrett Buckly-Greaves MBE Award for Community

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We're looking for people who make a difference in their own neighbourhood no matter how big or small. This award will go to a community figure who gives back to the world, like Dorrett Buckly-Greaves, founder member of SADACCA.    

The Barbara Wragg Award for Charity

Individuals who create a buzz for their charity work should come forward and share their fundraising success. The award will be given to an organisation that has shown generosity towards the city, like lottery winners Barbara and her husband Ray who won £7.6m and gave £5.5m of their windfall to charities.    

The Helen Sharman Award for Science

We are searching for nominations from women of all ages who share a passion for science, like Helen Sharman CMG OBE who was the first UK astronaut to reach space.

The Elizabeth Parkin Award for Entrepreneurship

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We are looking for women with enthusiasm and commitment to the business world which mirrors Elizabeth Parkin's hard work as a philanthropic business woman in the 1700s.

The Dr Helen Mary Wilson Award for Health

We are searching for hardworking females who are working in or aim to work in the health sector. Like Dr Helen Mary Wilson the first female doctor in 1893.