Deadline: 31 October 2015
Entries are open for the Global Environmental Prize by the University of St Andrews and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips. The prize is inviting individuals, multi-disciplinary teams or community groups with an objective to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
The solutions should be practical, scalable and able to be replicated in other places, combining good science, economic reality and political acceptability. The prize offers people from all backgrounds around the world the chance to help transform their environmental ideas into reality and also provides a network of connections and support.
This St Andrews Prize for the Environment is an environmental initiative by the University of St Andrews in Scotland, which attracts scholars of international repute and carries out world-class teaching and research, and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips. Recognizing significant contributions to environmental conservation since its launch in 1998, the prize has attracted over 4,000 entries from around the world on a wide range of diverse topics including biodiversity, sustainable development, urban regeneration, recycling, health, water and waste issues and renewable energy.
The prize is $100,000 USD for the winner and $25,000 USD for each of the other two finalists.
How to Apply
- Anyone wishing to enter the 2016 prize should complete the online entry form at the address given on the website by the deadline mentioned.
- The shortlisted entries will be invited for a more substantial submission in January 2016. Three submissions will then be selected as finalists and they will be asked to attend a seminar at the University of St Andrews in April 2016.
For more information, please visit Global Environmental Prize.
Toulepi fidele says
We are (NGO) working for development of the population in the country.We educate and take action as what concerns enviroment,child trackficking and sbstainable development.we took special note in youths for they are mostly concern and since they are the future of tomorrow.We organizes round table conferences and seminars to educate youths .We also apply to attend international conferences so as to learn and share with our local population.our project consist on global warming.taking into consideration courses of climate change in the world today,to prevent it in our are of education,we considered the following points:
Identifying urgent needs and taking actions like evacuating people from affected areas of floods etc.
Vulnerability assessment, information communication
We should save energy
Do Agro forestry
There should be water shade management etc
We are going to plant tree in the ten head quaters of the regions of the country to help the government to fight against climate change.We plan to replant trees in 50 acres of land to preserved our forest while protecting water catcement .In this project,we protect water from getting dry,re-aforest our land while making our enviroment green.If we win this award,our population will enjoy the development .
Debeai Ghebrehiwet says
I have an innovation of high efficient. clean improved stove and am trying to disseminate in Uganda and east Africa step by step and need some funds to introduce my innovation so how can i apply . I am in Uganda right now
Divya Sharma says
Please visit for more information link provided at the end of the post and you will get all necessary information regarding application submission. For grants in Uganda, you can also visit http://fundsforngos1.wpengine.com/category/developing-countries-2/uganda-2/.
Vikram H. Baraiya says
my self is one of the Horticulturist presently working for development of a new Botanic Garden in My state Gujarat, India. by the name of Harji-Van Botanic Garden and Park.( HBG PARK) :The mission of the Harji-van Botanic Gardens will be to plan, develop, curate, maintain and study documented collections of plants in an aesthetic setting for the purposes of conservation
education, horticulture and agriculture, recreation and tourism and imparting practical training to low or uneducated farmers.
i have worked and studied in world famous similar organization , like RHS Gardens UK. and Longwood Gardens USA. inspired from this places i have made up my mind to work for the well being and benefits in this sector both to the local public, and in the field of plant and conservation and public awareness for national and international Interest.
experts from many country are helping me technically as a volunteer, if we are offered some financial supports or grants we can really hike up the the development faster and efficient in this dream project which will be the first of its kind in India.
the project will have multi benefits in the field of horticulture, agriculture, plant conservation, public skill development and center for excellence in this sector
hope to have positive response,
Divya Sharma says
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