International Young Eco-Hero Awards Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

February 28

Awarded By

Action for Nature

Award Amount

$100 to $500, awarded as cash prizes.


Multiple awards offered annually. In prior years, there were 7 awards given in the age group 9-12 category, and there were 13 awards given in the age 13-16 category.

Additional Information

Preference is given to projects of 2+ years and/or ongoing projects. Winners are selected by a team of independent judges with experience in environmental issues. The applications will be judged according to several criteria, including but not limited to: originality; difficulty; organization; 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. Award winners will be notified in May. Previous winners, immediate relatives of AFN board members, active reading panel members, or judges may not apply.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online on the Action for Nature website. To apply, the student must be currently conducting or have conducted a project concerning environmental health, advocacy, research, ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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