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2021 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

Awards to Alaska Individuals, Organizations, Institutions, Youth, and
Businesses to Recognize Contributions to Ocean Stewardship

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Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC)

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Awards to Alaska individuals, organizations, institutions, businesses, teams, and youth to recognize outstanding contributions to the state's environmental resources. Awards are intended to recognize contributions to ocean sciences, resource management, and education related to the oceans and marine life.

The award categories are as follows:

  • Walter J. and Ermalee Hickel Lifetime Achievement Award: Awarded to an individual or institution that has made an exceptional contribution to the management of Alaska’s coastal and ocean resources over a period of 20 or more years.
  • Stewardship and Sustainability Award: Awarded to an industry initiative that demonstrates the highest commitment to sustainability of ocean resources.
  • Marine Research Award: Awarded to a scientist, team of scientists, or an institution that is acknowledged by peers to have made an original breakthrough contribution or a career spanning achievement in any field of scientific knowledge about Alaska’s oceans.
  • Marine Science Outreach Award: Awarded to a person, team, or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to ocean literacy via formal or informal education, media, or other communications about Alaska’s marine ecosystems.
  • Hoffman-Greene Ocean Youth Award: Awarded to an individual or team of Alaskan youth ages 12-19 who has displayed dedication to promoting the understanding and stewardship of Alaska’s oceans.

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GrantWatch ID#: 182712

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Walter J. & Ermalee Hickel Lifetime Achievement Award: $1,000 cash prize.
- Marine Research Award: $500 cash prize
- Marine Science Outreach Award: $500 cash prize
- Hoffman-Greene Ocean Youth Award: $500 cash prize

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals, institutions, industry initiatives, businesses, scientists, and youth, age 12 - 19, may be nominated.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations for the 2021 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards are open now through January 15, 2021.

Awards will be presented at a virtual event in March 2021.

Contact Information:

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

Submit nominations to:

Alaska SeaLife Center
301 Railway Avenue
P.O. Box 1329
Seward, AK 99664
Phone: (907) 224-6300
Toll Free: (800) 224-2525
Fax: (907) 224-6320

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