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2024 International Eco-Hero Awards for Young Environmentalists (Action For Nature)

2024 International Eco-Hero Awards for Young Environmentalists

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2024 International Eco-Hero Awards for Young Environmentalists (Action For Nature)

Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, instituted the 2024 International Young Eco-Hero Award with the aim of honoring and incentivizing the commendable environmental initiatives undertaken by individuals aged 8 to 16.

ANF encourage young people around the world to carry out the 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

Awards for 2024 International Young Eco-Hero Award

Winners receive

  • A cash prize of up to $500,
  • A special certificate of achievement
  • Public recognition on our website and in the media, as well as exclusive access to our Eco-Hero Alumni Facebook Group.

Eligibility for 2024 International Young Eco-Hero Award

  • Applicants must be aged 8 to 16 and no more than 16 years old February 28, 2024.
  • Only application in English are accepted.

Project Requirements

  • 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 should be at least 6 months long and close to completion or completed within the last year.

  • If the project is an invention, some trials should be completed before applying.

  • 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.

  • We 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.

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Preference is given to projects of 2+ years and/or ongoing projects.

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.

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Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline28 February,2024
Open toInternational Youth
OrganizerAction for nature
Contact the organizer@actionfornature.org



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