Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for U.S. and Canadian Citizens

Entries for the Gloria Barron Prize are currently being accepted. The award is only available for those are living in the United States or Canada. They must have made a significant positive impact on people, their communities, and the environment. The winning candidates will receive benefit of prize of $10,000. The application deadline is 15 April every year.

Program Description
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is a really awesome opportunity for students who have made a significant positive difference to our people and our planet. According to their website, “The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Established in 2001 by author T.A. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive impact on people, their communities, and the environment.

Award Value
The winning students will receive $10.000 for their education/projects, young hero materials, networking opportunities, and media coverage. In short, this award would give you access to the resources to take your project/interests to the next level.

Level and Area of Studies: Not specified.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, students must satisfy the given criteria as follow:

  • between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)
  • permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada
  • currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months
  • working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S. and Canadian citizens are invited to apply this Gloria Barron Prize.

Application Instruction
Please click the website and application link below to see the further guideline of application procedure.

Submission Deadline
15 April annually.

Website and Application Link

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