Application Deadline:
Friday 20th July 2018

Winners Announced & Awards Presentation:
Tuesday 6th November 2018
Scotland's annual award celebration for innovation and success in social enterprise

Welcome to the 2018
Social Enterprise Awards Scotland

The Social Enterprise Awards 2018 are now closed for applications. The winners will be announced on Tuesday 6 November at The Scottish Parliament. 

Held in Autumn each year, the awards are the biggest celebration of social enterprise in Scotland, recognising innovation, impact and success in social enterprise – businesses that aim to change the world for the better. To find out more about social enterprise visit

This year there are six awards categories:

Category 1 – Social Enterprise of the Year Scotland – view shortlist

Category 2 – One to Watch

Category 3 – Prove It: Social Impact

Category 4 – Environmental Social Enterprise

Category 5 – Social Enterprise Champion Scotland – over 26

Category 6 – Social Enterprise Champion Scotland – under 26

Take a look at the categories and eligibility for more information.

The winner of each award will receive a fabulous prize package including free membership of Social Enterprise Scotland, a ticket to the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2018 and a unique artwork trophy – look out for more news on prizes in the coming months!

The winners in categories 1 – 4 will also automatically be shortlisted for the UK Social Enterprise Awards.

If you are interested in partnering with us to provide finance or in-kind prize contributions to help us make the 2018 Awards the most exciting ever please contact

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