Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership

Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership  Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership recognizes youth age 13-22 who are keenly interested in the environment and submit a project that demonstrates a plan to protect the environment and its resources. The competition is open to youth in North America and U.S. Territories.

The annual award reaches out to youth who take a leadership role in protecting natural resources. Projects submitted will focus on decreasing the use of natural resources and maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Work may include protecting wildlife, saving water and taking the lead to get others involved in earth projects that have a positive impact on the environment and the community.

Six youth will be awarded a cash prize and a week in San Francisco Bay where they will enjoy a camping trip and recognition at the awards ceremony. Their work will be featured in a short film.

The annual award is sponsored by Earth Island Institute's New Leaders Initiative, an annual event that encourages youth to participate in ideas that will make a difference in the environment. The project was created by David Brower, an environmentalist who founded Earth Island Institute.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MAY of each year, and the award amount is usually $3,000.

For more details, visit http://broweryouthawards.org/article.php?list=type&type=54



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