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Contest: Environmental Excellence Award

OceanEligibility: All K-12 schools in the United States. Deadline: December 1, 2010. Maximum Award: (1) $5,000, (8) $10,000.

2011 SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards

Since 1993, the awards have recognized the outstanding efforts of students and teachers across the country who are working at the grassroots level to protect and preserve the environment. Eligibility: All K-12 schools in the United States are eligible to apply. Projects must be sponsored by a formally recognized school group, such as a grade level, classroom or club. Public, private and licensed home schools are all eligible to apply. Individual students (e.g., science fair projects) and the previous year’s award-winning educators and projects are not eligible to apply.

DEADLINE: Dec. 1.

Awards:

Eight projects will be selected. Each winning group will receive:

  • $10,000 to benefit the award-winning project
  • All-expenses-paid trip for three (3) students and one (1) adult leader to a SeaWorld or Busch Gardens park for a special awards event

From the eight projects, one (1) outstanding environmental educator/leader will be recognized. That educator will receive:

  • $5,000
  • All-expenses-paid trip for themselves and one (1) guest to a SeaWorld or Busch Gardens park for a special awards event
  • All-expenses-paid trip to the 2011 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) national conference

Please check the Website to learn more and to register.

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