The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award, bringing together practical experiences and life skills to equip young people for life. Since it was founded in 1956 by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh (husband to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom), over eight million young people have participated in the Award in over 140 countries and territories. Schools, colleges, universities, employers, social clubs, youth organisations such as the Scouts, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides, young offenders’ institutions, religious organisations, sports clubs and more all run the Award. One Step Further is proud to offer the Award to young people aged 14 to 24 in Cyprus. Our Award Coordinator is Marios Hadjipetris.
What is involved?
Minimum age 14 years old
- Minimum participation period 6 months
- Service 3 months
- Physical Fitness 3 months
- Skills 3 months
- Adventurous Journey 2 days/ 1 night
- All participants must do an additional 3 months in Service, Physical Fitness or Skills section.
Minimum age 15 years old
- Minimum participation period* 6 months or 12 months*
- Service 6 months
- Physical Fitness 6 months
- Skills 6 months
- Adventurous Journey 3 days/ 2 nights
- Non-Bronze holders must do an additional 6 months in Service, Physical Fitness or Skills section.
Minimum age 16 years old
- Minimum participation period* 12 months
- Service 12 months
Physical Fitness 12 months
- Skills 12 months
- Adventurous Journey 4 days / 3 nights
- Residential Project5 days/ 5 nights
- Non-Silver holders must do an additional 6 months in Service, Physical Fitness or Skills section.
For information about the Award in One Step Further, please contact:
Marios Hadjipetris, Managing director
Phone: +357 22254612