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 the art!

The Mary Ann Rawson Award for Education

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In memory of Mary Ann Rawson, 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 the Sheffield's education sector.  

The Marti Caine Award for Entertainment

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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

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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 has shone the light for Sheffield as 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 reward females in the engineering sector, Individuals who share qualities with the 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 orientated and have a real sense of endurance.  Like the great Kathleen Roberts the finale surviving Woman of Steel.    

The Dorrett Buckly-Greaves MBE Award for Community

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

The Barbara Wragg Award for Charity

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

The Helen Sharman Award for Science

To celebrate 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. Let's recognise the hard work that takes place in our City.

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'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.