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.
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:
Length of time devoted to the project
Use of outside resources (e.g. library, experts, media, community leaders)
Degree of success in reaching goals
The impact on the environment.
|Type of Opportunity
|Competitions and Awards
|Action for nature
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