AFN International Young Eco-Hero Scholarship

Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, believe that young people can have a positive impact on the environment and are vital in changing the way we live on our planet. That’s why they are offering International Young Eco-Hero scholarship contest. The awards recognize the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16. The winner will receive recognition, $500 cash prizes and certificates.

Action For Nature, Inc. is an international non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California, that encourages young people to take personal action to better their environments and to foster love and respect for nature.


  • Young people around the world
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 8 and 16
  • Previous winners, immediate relatives of AFN board members, active reading panel members, or judges, may notapply

How to Apply:

The candidates can fill the on-line scholarship application form through the given link:

Project Requirement:

  • 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 is close to completion or was completed within the last year.
  • 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.
  • They do not accept (a) projects related to domestic or confined animals, (b) compositions or reports.

Award Amount:

  • Winners will receive public recognition, $500 cash prizes and certificates for their outstanding efforts to help protect and preserve the environment.
  • Just as importantly, winners will serve as role models for other young people by demonstrating that each individual can make a difference.

Application Deadline:

Application Deadline is Feb. 28, 2016.

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