Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murdered black teenager Stephen, will also be presented with a lifetime achievement award for her tireless campaign for justice for her son.
It took more than 18 years for Stephen's killers to be convicted in January this year, while an inquiry into police corruption during the investigation of the racist murder was ordered in June.
Doreen has opened the Stephen Lawrence Centre which offers free courses in IT, creative arts and multimedia.
Prince Charles joined in a mass mobot at the Pride of Britain Awards, where some of the nation's bravest people were honoured.
The Pride of Britain Awards tonight will recognise acts of courage, selflessness and achievement by ordinary people across the country.