The Brower Youth Awards

Earth Island Institute is looking to recognize the leader of a group by announcing its “The Brower Youth Award Program” to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower. The scholarship is open for bold young environmental leaders ages 13-22. The scholarship intended to provide ongoing access to resources, mentors, and opportunities to develop leadership skills. Six young people based in North America are awarded a $3,000 cash prize each.

Earth Island Institute is a non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet. Since 1982, Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which our civilization depends.


This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • Youth environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of July 1, 2017)
  • Living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, some Caribbean Islands) and US “Territories”

How to Apply:

Applicants must sign-up for a login to access the application through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit the following documents along with your application form

  • Photograph of yourself
  • Letter of support from someone who is familiar with you and your environmental work (cannot be from a parent or guardian)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Each of the six recipients of the Brower Youth Awards will receive a $3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their work from an Emmy award winning film crew, and flight and lodging accommodations for a week- long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Application Deadline: 

The deadline for submission of award application is May 15, 2017, at 9:00 pm PST.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

If you have any question or query regarding scholarship you can email your question at

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