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Apprentice Ecologist Initiative

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.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. Here's how to become an official Apprentice Ecologist and be considered for a scholarship: Conduct your own environmental stewardship project, take a few digital photos of your project in action, write an essay about your project and what it meant to you Three scholarships totaling $1,750 will be awarded annually to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays.
Type: 
Award
Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Award: 
$1,750
Application Instruction: 
  1. Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2017 .
  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.