Deadline: 15 September 2019
Are you a passionate conservationist with unlimited dedication and willpower to protect species of wild animals and plants? Are you under 35 years old? Apply now for the FFN Awards 2020 and get a chance to win €50,000.
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The Future For Nature Award is a prestigious international award that celebrates tangible achievements in protecting wild animal and plant species.
The Award provides the winners international recognition, financial support and reinforced linkages to an international conservation network. Each year Future For Nature awards 3 young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists through the Future For Nature Awards.
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The Future For Nature Award aims to:
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- Reward and fund individuals for their outstanding efforts in the protection of species of wild animals and plants
- Stimulate Award winners to sustain their dedicated work
- Help winners to raise their profile, extend their professional network and strengthen their funding basis
- Candidates from all over the world can qualify.
- The following criteria must be met to be eligible to apply and will be used in the selection procedure for the Future For Nature Award winners.
- The candidate:
- Should not be older than 35 years and no younger than 18 years on 30th April 2020.
- Has achieved substantial and long-term benefit to the conservation status of one or more animal and/or plant species or for a specific population of one or more animal and/or plant species.
- Has demonstrated commitment, determination and passion for conservation work.
- Has demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurship in his/her conservation work.
- Has been creative and innovative in his/her work.
- Has demonstrated to be (cost) effective and integer in the conservation work performed.
- Must be determined to continue his/her conservation work, as the Award aims to stimulate the winner’s future work. It is not an “end of career” prize.
- Is proficient in English to be able to reach a large audience.
- The award should be used for a conservation project of the winner’s own choice, initiated and implemented by him/her.
- The focus of the project must be on conservation of species. The project can involve a component of (fundamental) research, but this should not be the main focus. The main focus should be conservation action with a practical impact.
- Project descriptions should substantiate the relevance of the proposed activities to species conservation.
- Winners will present their work at the Future For Nature Award event at Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The event will take place in May 2020. Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Future For Nature Foundation.
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- Future For Nature will not allow administrative deductions to be made or claimed by mother organizations.
- From all applications 6 to 10 nominees will be selected. These applicants will be asked to provide additional information (written info, photos, information for the FFN website, 5-minutes film), which will be used to select the final three Award.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can download the application form via given website.
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For more information, please visit https://futurefornature.org/apply/