The Sir Hugh Dundas Volunteer of the Year Award
This is Macmillan’s most prestigious award. For exceptionally passionate and committed individuals.
Sir Hugh Dundas was Macmillan’s chairman in the 1980s. A fighter pilot in the Second World War, he flew alongside famous pilot Douglas Bader and was awarded the distinguished flying cross, among other prestigious honours. He died from cancer in 1995.
See our 2015 award winners
Criteria for this award
This award is for a person:
going above and beyond all other criteria to make an outstanding contribution to Macmillan
making a significant commitment, passion and dedication to Macmillan
deserving recognition as the overall volunteer of the year.
See the 2015 awards winners and find out more about how to nominate someone for the 2016 volunteer awards.
How to nominate
To nominate, fill in our online form.
You will need to demonstrate how the nominee has met the criteria and exceeded the expectations of their role. Make sure you include any relevant evidence in your application.
We accept posthumous nominations with no restrictions in place for how long ago the volunteer passed away. It is also possible to fast track an award if the nominee has a terminal illness. In these instances, please contact the Volunteering team directly.
If you are not a Macmillan Professional or a Macmillan staff member, your nomination will need to be endorsed by someone who is. If you don’t know anyone suitable, please call us on 0207 840 4720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need someone to endorse your nomination, don’t forget to allow enough time for them to read and approve it, and for any amends to be made.