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Brower Youth Award

Awards to USA, Canada, and International
Youth for Environmental Advocacy

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Earth Island Institute - New Leaders Initiative (NLI)

Deadline Date:

05/14/21 11:59 PM PST

Description:

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Awards to USA and territories, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean Islands youth to honor environmental protection efforts. The award program recognizes young activists that have demonstrated exceptional leadership in environmental initiatives. Grant winners will receive cash prizes, a professionally produced short film about their work from an Emmy award-winning film crew, and flight and lodging accommodations for a week-long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.

During their stay in California, the recipients will participate in leadership activities and workshops on coaching, visioning, public speaking and developing media relations. The week of activities culminates in the awards ceremony. The Brower Youth Awards program invests in the winners’ continued success by providing ongoing access to resources, mentors, and opportunities to develop leadership skills. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155875

Number of Grants:

6

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each of the six recipients of the Brower Youth Awards will receive a $3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their work from an Emmy Award-winning film crew, and flight and lodging accommodations for a weeklong trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Youth environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of May 14, 2021) living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, some Caribbean Islands) and US “Territories” are encouraged to apply.

Limitations:

- Leadership: While applicants who are implementing individual efforts will be considered, it is the Institute's tendency to focus on leaders of groups and efforts.

- Research and science fair projects: Applicants who are implementing research and science fair projects will not be considered, unless it is part of ongoing environmental efforts involving a larger group.

- Earth Day and one-time conferences: The Institute typically will not consider one-time gatherings for the award, unless the event produced long-term measurable impacts in which the applicant has continued to play a significant leadership role.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline for submission is Friday, May 14, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. All Brower Youth Award applicants are notified of their status by August.

You must complete your own application. Parents, friends, mentors, teachers, etc. must not complete it for you.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register and apply online: https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/applynow_bya2021

Brower Youth Awards
2150 Allston Way, Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704-1375
Phone 510-859-9144
bya@earthisland.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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