Grants, Scholarships, Contests & Awards

National EE Awards

Organization: North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
The nominations deadline is August 3.

Do you know of an individual or organization that has accomplished great things in environmental education? You probably do! You probably know multiple people or organizations. This is your chance to recognize the wonderful work of incredibly hardworking individuals and organizations for the benefit of the environment. Please consider nominating an organization for the Outstanding NAAEE Affiliate Award or the Outstanding Service by an Organization Award. Or, you can recognize remarkable individuals who have done great things in EE with these varied award options:

  • Walter E. Jeske Award
  • Rosa Parks and Grace Lee Boggs Outstanding Service
  • Higher Education Educator of the Year 
  • K-12 Educator of the Year
  • Outstanding Contributions to Research in EE
  • Outstanding Service to EE (Individual)

The award descriptions and criteria for all of the previously mentioned awards can be found on the awards page of the NAAEE Website

If you have questions regarding the award process, please direct your inquiries to the Award Chair, Brenda Metcalf at: brendasmetcalf@aol.com (link sends e-mail)

Inaugural Roots & Shoots Fund II Fellowship

Organization: Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots
Website: Fellowship Info & Application (link is external)
Date and Time: Monday, July 16, 2018

The Fund II Roots & Shoots National Fellowship was designed to provide an opportunity for young people of color (or those with a commitment to serving youth of color in communities of need) to complete community-focused projects that help foster respect and compassion for all living beings, promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs, and inspire individuals to take action to make the world a better place for people, other animals, and the environment.
 The program welcomes part-time or full-time undergraduate, graduate, and gap year students ages 18-24 who are dedicated to social justice and/or environmental issues to apply for this opportunity.
For more info, please visit rootsandshoots.org/fund2fellowship