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2018 Young Environmentalist of the Year

Awards to Delaware Students to Recognize
Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Projects

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Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

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Awards to Delaware students to recognize outstanding environmental stewardship projects. Nominations are invited on behalf of students in grades 1-12 whose projects have resulted in the restoration, enhancement, or protection of Delaware’s natural resources. Projects must have been completed between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

Past honorees have also included students who have organized tree plantings, a household hazardous waste community collection day and school recycling programs; and students who have volunteered their time with the Delaware Nature Society, DNREC's Piping Plover Monitoring Program and the Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute, among other organizations.

Winners will be chosen in three categories: elementary grades 1-4, middle school grades 5-8 and high school grades 9-12.

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GrantWatch ID#: 181408

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Each will receive a gift card and a prize pack from Delaware State Parks.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award is open to Delaware students in grades 1 through 12.

Pre-Application Information:

Anyone can nominate a deserving student – teachers, parents, classmates, club or group leaders – by filling out a nomination form and including letters, reports, photos or other documentation of the project.

Please return the nomination form by mail or email by Friday, June 22, 2018.

Winners will be honored in a special ceremony at the Delaware State Fair in July.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Joanna Wilson, Young Environmentalist Awards Coordinator

DNREC Public Affairs
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

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USA: Delaware