Young Naturalist Award

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Awarded By

American Museum of Natural History

Award Amount

Two awards will be awarded for each grade level in the following amounts: seventh grade - $500; eighth grade - $750; ninth grade - $1,000; tenth grade - $1,500; eleventh grade - $2,000; and twelfth grade - $2,500. In addition, up to 36 finalists will receive a cash award of $50 and a certificate of recognition, and up to 300 semifinalists will receive a non-cash award and a certificate of recognition. All awards are made on an annual basis and are non-renewable.


48 cash awards offered annually.

Deadline Info

This is a science contest. Applications are available on the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) website. To enter, the applicant must submit a completed Young Naturalist Awards (YNA) entry fo ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.