Deadline: 28 February 2020
Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, is seeking nominations for International Young Eco-Hero Awards 2020 to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16.
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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.
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Winners will receive:
- Public recognition and media press release
- Cash prize up to $500
- Certificate of achievement for outstanding efforts to help protect and preserve the environment
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- 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.
- Only applications in English are accepted.
Preference is given to projects of 2+ years and/or ongoing projects.
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The applications will be judged according to several criteria, including but not limited to:
- length of time devoted to the project
- influencing/educating others
- use of outside resources (e.g. library, experts, media, community leaders)
- degree of success in reaching goals
- the impact on the environment
For more information, visit https://actionfornature.org/eco-hero-awards/apply/
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