UN Young Champions of the Earth 2020 (Receive US 15,000 in Seed Funding)

Deadline : 10 Apr 2020

Association: FORAS Mina7

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Study level: High School

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UN Young Champions of the Earth 2020 (Receive US 15,000 in Seed Funding)

Benefits

Seven Young Champions of the Earth will be selected from each global region.

  • US$15,000 in seed funding
  • US$9,000 to communicate and capture your idea and document and broadcast the stories of hope and change that you’re catalyzing on the ground
  • Attendance at a high-level UN meeting
  • An introduction to dignitaries at the Champions of the Earth award ceremony
  • Publicity and recognition through interviews and online and global media
  • Access to a community of experts offering insights and mentoring
  • Participation in an entrepreneurial training program

Eligibilities

In the first stage of the selection process, all applications will be judged by United Nations experts according to the following criteria:
  1. The 3 Ps – The positive impact your big idea could have on the environment (planet), society (people) and its financial viability (prosperity).
  2. The 3 Cs – Evidence that you are a curious, courageous and colorful individual.
  3. Demonstrated commitment – It is important that you have already attempted to implement your big idea for at least six months and can outline achievements and developments to date.
  4. Endorsement – The strength of your referee’s recommendation.

Other than these criteria, the following rules are a must for participating here:

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30 on 31 December 2020. 
  • Each applicant must have at least six months of prior experience working on their environmental project. 
  • Individuals who submitted applications in the 2019 cycle of the Competition are entitled to do so again in 2020. However, only one entry is allowed per person per year. 
Eligible Regions: Open for all

Do not forget to mention Mina7 in your application.

Opportunities: Grants

Eligible Country: This opportunity is destined for all countries

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