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Want to inspire others to Aim for Action?  Our contest is for you if you’re involved in environmental action and are between the ages of 14 and 30 and are taking actionable steps in your community, making real changes that improve the state of the environment all the while inspiring others!

 

Prizes to win for the category 14-18 years

  • $500 grant offered by Earth Day Canada
  • $500 in Via Rail gift card
  • Showcasing your project on Earth Day Canada social media

 

Prizes to win for the category 19-30 years

  • $1500 grant offered by Earth Day Canada
  • $500 in Via Rail gift card
  • Showcasing your project on the blog and other Earth Day Canada platforms

 

Participation conditions

  • Be 14 to 30 years old (inclusive)
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a track record of environmental initiatives and achievements with positive impacts
  • Complete the (very short!) registration form by February 10, 2022

 

Commitments if you win the contest in the 19-30 years old category

  • Write 3 articles for the Earth Day blog introducing your environmental activities throughout the year
  • Participate in the jury for the 16th edition of the program

 

Schedule

 

January 10, 2022

Registration opens

February 10, 2022 – 11:59 p.m.

Closing date for applications

February 24, 2022

Announcement of 6 finalists

March 21, 2022

Announcement of the recipients of Aiming for Action 2022!

 

Selection criteria

  • Quality, diversity and significance of environmental initiatives
  • Multidisciplinary nature of the initiatives
  • Duration and consistency of projects
  • Depth of community and environmental impact
  • Sustainability of outcomes
  • Leadership

 

How to participate

  • Fill out the form below by completing the personal information section
  • Describe the nature of your environmental involvement and initiatives
  • Provide contact information for three references
  • Attach a photo of yourself to the form
  • Provide a short biography and a 250-word presentation of your project

Candidate Information

(specify your handle(s) and which platform(s)) (not required)

Section A – Environmental Achievements

1. Note that activities performed outside of a professional context will be given greater consideration.
2. If you are describing more than one initiative or accomplishment, please ensure that you distinguish between them for each response (e.g. numbering).

Section B - Related Achievements

N.B. These related achievements may be for non-environmental initiatives, although any environmental contribution should be emphasized.

Section C – Future Projects

Section D - References

These individuals may be contacted while your submission is being reviewed

Reference 1

Reference 2

Reference 3

Section E – Additional Information


This photo will be used to introduce you if you are one of the 3 finalists of your category.
jpg or png. 3 MB or less.
This biography will be used to introduce you if you are one of the 3 finalists of your category.

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