Nicodemus Wilderness Project Apprentice Ecologist Awards

Ages:High School, Undergraduate

Type:Submission

Categories:Environment, Language Arts, Science

Scope:National

December 31, 2018 Registration Closes

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:

  • Elevate youth into leadership roles by engaging them in environmental cleanup and conservation projects,
  • Empower young people to rebuild the environmental and social well-being of our communities,
  • Improve local living conditions for both citizens and wildlife through education, activism, and action.

To be considered for the Apprentice Ecologist awards students must:

  1. Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2018.
  2. Take a few digital photos of your project in action.
  3. Write an essay about your project and what it meant to you.
  4. Register and upload your favorite project photo along with your essay.

Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ by demonstrating personal leadership, initiative, and environmental stewardship in their project. Essays will be judged by a committee of Nicodemus Wilderness Project board members, volunteers, and past Apprentice Ecologist award winners. While there is no minimum/maximum length for essays, most of our past winners have written essays that ranged from about 750 to 1,500 words long.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.wildernessproject.org/volunteer_apprentice_ecologist.php

Managing Organization: Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Contact:

mail@wildernessproject.org

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in High School, Undergraduate.

December 31, 2018 Registration Closes

Overview

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:
  • Elevate youth into leadership roles by engaging them in environmental cleanup and conservation projects,
  • Empower young people to rebuild the environmental and social well-being of our communities,
  • Improve local living conditions for both citizens and wildlife through education, activism, and action.

Process

To be considered for the Apprentice Ecologist awards students must:
  1. Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2018.
  2. Take a few digital photos of your project in action.
  3. Write an essay about your project and what it meant to you.
  4. Register and upload your favorite project photo along with your essay.

Criteria

Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ by demonstrating personal leadership, initiative, and environmental stewardship in their project. Essays will be judged by a committee of Nicodemus Wilderness Project board members, volunteers, and past Apprentice Ecologist award winners. While there is no minimum/maximum length for essays, most of our past winners have written essays that ranged from about 750 to 1,500 words long.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.wildernessproject.org/volunteer_apprentice_ecologist.php

Managing Organization: Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Contact:

mail@wildernessproject.org

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in High School, Undergraduate.

Deadlines

December 31, 2018 Registration Closes