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American Ecologist Initiative Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2016
Scholarship Value: $850
Number of Scholarships - 3


The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA) has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999. This program has received multiple awards from the City of Albuquerque, a "Best Community Impact" award from Eastern Kentucky University, and is featured on thousands of web sites. View recent Apprentice Ecologist Projects and past Apprentice Ecologist Awards to get ideas for your own environmental stewardship project. The goals of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative are to:

A) Elevate youth into leadership roles by engaging them in environmental cleanup and conservation projects,

B) Empower young people to rebuild the environmental and social well-being of our communities,

C) Improve local living conditions for both citizens and wildlife through education, activism, and action.

Here's how to become an official Apprentice Ecologist and be considered for a scholarship:

A) Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2016 .

B) Take a few digital photos of your project in action.

C) Write an essay about your project and what it meant to you.

D) Register and upload your favorite project photo along with your essay.