Scholarship Detail

Brower Youth Awards

Program Information

Deadline Month: May
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: $3,000
The Brower Youth Awards were established by the Earth Island Institute to honor founder and lifelong environmentalist, David R. Brower, and to recognize and celebrate a new generation of young leaders who are following in his footsteps. Students age13 to 22 who live in the U.S., District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico and have demonstrated outstanding and innovative leadership with projects in environmental conservation, preservation, or restoration (CPR) are eligible. 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.
Type: Service Project
Application Available: Organization Website, Organization Address or Phone

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Natural Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Other Requirements:
Must be age 22 or under at timeof application

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: No
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 1
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: 10 questions
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: 3-4 photographs of you and your project; Optional materials including flyers, posters, brochures, news articles, and videos may be submitted; Emailed applications are encouraged

Further Information

Anisha Desai
Director, New Leaders Initiative and rower Youth Awards
2150 Allston Way, Suite 460
CA , 94 704