Application Deadline: May 14, 2022.
Earth Island Institute established the Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership in 2000 to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower.
Youth environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of May 14, 2022) living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, and some Caribbean Islands) and U.S. territories are encouraged to apply.
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 weeklong trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.
During their stay in California, the recipients will participate in leadership activities and workshops on coaching, visioning, public speaking and developing media relations. The week of activities culminates in the awards ceremony. The Brower Youth Awards program invests in the winners’ continued success by providing ongoing access to resources, mentors, and opportunities to develop leadership skills.
All applications must be completed using our online process. Please notify us well in advance of the deadline if you foresee any problems with submitting an application online.
You must complete your own application. Parents, friends, mentors, teachers, etc. must not complete it for you.
In addition to meeting award eligibility requirements and following all instructions to complete the online application, each applicant must submit:
- a photograph of yourself
- if you are a semifinalist, you will be asked for a letter of support from someone who is familiar with you and your environmental work (cannot be from a parent or guardian)
Please contact us well in advance of the deadline for support with the submission of your application or clarifying questions by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on May 14, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline due to technical issues will not be accepted.
Official Website: 2022 Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership