Brower Youth Awards: Recognizing the Outstanding Leadership Efforts of Young People

Deadline: 20 May 2018

Earth Island Institute is currently inviting eligible applicants for The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership, established to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower.

The Award recognizes the outstanding leadership efforts of young people who are working for the protection of our shared planet.

Award Details

  • 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 week long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • During their stay in California, the recipients will participate in a coaching, visioning, leadership activities, speaking and media engagements. We invest in their continued success by providing ongoing access to resources, mentors, and opportunities to develop leadership skills. The week of activities culminates in the awards ceremony in front of more than 800 guests in San Francisco on October 16, 2018.

Eligibility Criteria

Youth environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of July 1, 2018) living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, some Caribbean Islands) and US “Territories” are encouraged to apply.

Selection Criteria

  • Outstanding Youth Leadership.
  • Issue & Approach
  • Project Impact, Scalability, & Replicability
  • Charisma, Personal Commitment & Trajectory

How to Apply

Interested applicant must submit all required application materials in a prescribed format via email given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Aruba, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthélemy, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Mexico

For more information, please visit The Brower Youth Awards.

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