If you want to inspire creativity and motivation among your students, what better than a Youth Environmental Contest. We have featured a few of them here. If you know of any more let us know!
2015 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest
The Endangered Species Coalition (ESC) is pleased to announce their 2015 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest, which is open to students in grades K-12. The contest is an integral part of the 10th Annual National Endangered Species Day on May 15, 2015. For more information on the contest, including an art lesson plan for teachers and other resources, please visit, www.endangeredspeciesday.org
2015 Young Reporters for the Environment
NWF’s Young Reporter’s for the Environment competition is for students ages 13-21 to explore and share topics in environmental journalism through writing, photography, or video. Check out the YRE handbooks for each medium and enter the contest today!
World of 7 Billion Video Contest
The contest is open to all high school students worldwide and the deadline for submissions is February 19th, 2015.All videos must include a) how population growth impacts the issue, b) why the issue is important, and c) at least one idea for a sustainable solution. http://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/
Think, Eat, Save
Food Waste Competition for High Schools. Win up to $5000. The deadline is November 16th. Find out more here.
Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the Year Award
Awarded to a Maryland high school or college student who motivates and inspires others and participates in efforts to improve the local environment and/or community. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship award. Nominate here.
Chesapeake Bay Trust Arthur Dorman Scholarship
Recognizes a Maryland high school or college student of color who motivates and inspires others and participates in efforts to improve the local environment and/or the community. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship award. Nominate here.
NEEF- SAMSUNG Solve for Tomorrow Challenge
Samsung is searching for teachers and students with innovative ideas for solving problems in their local communities. Submit your proposal for this year's Solve For Tomorrow Contest for the chance to win a share of $2 Million** of Samsung technology. Deadline 10/31. Find out more here.