Looks like you haven't logged in. Login to save opportunities.
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, a program of the nonprofit organization Young Heroes Project, celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America.
Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment.
Applications must include a letter from the Lead Reference. A Lead Reference is simply an adult advocate who has solid knowledge of the young person’s heroic activities. Examples of Lead References include teachers, librarians, school counselors, youth service officials, and religious leaders.
Applications must also include two additional letters of recommendation.
Members of the applicant’s family cannot act as a Lead Reference nor write the other two required letters of recommendation.
January 2022: Call for Application
15 April 2022: Application Deadline
Early September 2022: Winner Notification to Applicants
Mid-September 2022: Winner Announcement via the website and social media