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Fred Hollows Humanity Award Fred Hollows Humanity Award

Fred Hollows Humanity Award



Nominations are now opened for
The Fred Hollows Humanity Award 2019.
About The Humanity Award

Founder of The Fred Hollows Foundation Professor Fred Hollows dedicated his life to helping others to help themselves and restoring sight to some of the world’s poorest people.

​I believe the basic attribute of mankind is to look after each other.
- Professor Fred Hollows, Founder of The Fred Hollows Foundation

The Humanity Award recognises Upper Primary students who follow in Fred’s footsteps by making a positive difference in the community. The Award celebrates students who:

  • Show compassion, integrity and kindness in their everyday lives
  • Take action to help people help themselves.

Since 2012, the Award has acknowledged more than 1300 primary school students in Australia and Hong Kong.

The inaugural Hong Kong awards were presented in 2018 – click and be inspired by our first Junior Ambassadors

  • Albert Haustorfer, Kellett School
  • Mo-fan Dong, Lok Sin Tong Leung Wong Wai Fong Memorial School
  • Lok-tin Man, Sha Tin Wai Dr. Catherine F. Woo Memorial School
  • Aimee Roychowdhury and Freya Robson, Harrow International School Hong Kong
  • Utkarsh Roy, Sir Ellis Kadoorie (S) Primary School

How to nominate for the Humanity Award 2019

All P4 to P6 students (10 to 12 years of age) can enter. We welcome both individual and group applications – all applications will be assessed together.

School principals and teachers are encouraged to nominate more than one student or student group.

Each application should be accompanied by a submission showing how the student/s made a positive contribution to the community over the past year. Please provide information or images (if appropriate), to support the submission. 

What do Humanity Award participants receive?

The Award aims to honour the positive contributions made by students to the community. 
An Ambassador of Hope and four Junior Ambassadors will each be recognised with a trophy. Schools of the five Ambassadors will also each receive a trophy. 

Twenty students will also be named as Students of Merit. 

The school with the highest number of applications will be named Most Active Participation School.

All participants will receive a Fred Hollows Humanity Award Certificate to recognise their positive impacts. 

All participants will automatically join the Humanity Award Alumni – a global circle of young people who give back to the community. 

Key dates – 2019 

Applications open in January and close in March 2019. An award ceremony will be held on 5th May 2019.

Download Application Form
Please download the application form here.


Email: [email protected]   
Phone: 36146240

Award Sponsors


Register your interest in the 2018-2019 Award



For sponsorship of The Humanity Award, please contact our Partnerships Executive Tony Ko at [email protected].

Did you know?

The Fred Hollows Humanity Award has been recognised for
Outstanding Achievement in The Australian Charity Awards in 2018!