Award brief: Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, has created the International Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16. AFN encourages young people around the world to carry out individual environmental action projects. They believe that young people can have a positive impact on the environment and are vital in changing the way we live on our planet. Winners are selected by a team of independent judges with experience in environmental issues.
Donor Name: Action For Nature, Inc
Award name: International Young Eco-Hero Awards
Deadline: Applications for 2018 run through February, 28th, 2018.
Award details link: https://actionfornature.org/eco-hero-awards/apply/
Award limit: Winners will receive:
● Public recognition
● Cash prize
● Certificates for outstanding efforts to help protect and preserve the environment
● Just as importantly, winners will serve as role models for other young people by demonstrating that each individual can make a difference.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A
Eligible organization: As below
● The project concerns environmental health, advocacy, research or protection of the natural world.
● The project is action-based and self-initiated, and not one assigned by a teacher or other adult.
● The project is close to completion or was completed within the last year.
● Applicants must be between the ages of 8 and 16 on February 28th in the year of application.
● Science Fair and Scouting Badge projects will only be considered if they include environmental action, educational outreach to others or extended studies beyond the Science Fair and Scouting Badges.
● They do not accept (a) projects related to domestic or confined animals, (b) compositions or reports.
● Previous winners, immediate relatives of AFN board members, active reading panel members, or judges, may not apply.
● They are only able to accept English language applications.
● Preference is given to projects of 2+ years and/or ongoing projects.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
Other important link:
● Apply: https://actionfornature.org/eco-hero-awards/application-form
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (https://actionfornature.org/eco-hero-awards/application-form).
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