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Grandmothers for Peace International

Scholarship Name: Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Peace Scholarship
Description: Grandmothers for Peace is an organization whose name pretty much speaks for itself. The foundation distributes a number of small scholarships to high school seniors and college freshmen on the basis of their commitment to peace and social justice, particularly in awareness of nuclear issues. The foundation seeks students who participate in community service as it relates to making the world a more peaceful place for future generations. Awards are not given based on academic merit.
Award: $500
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: High School Seniors, Undergraduate Students (freshmen)
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: You can download that application using the link at the bottom of the scholarship page of the Grandmothers for Peace website, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address given to obtain a hard copy.
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Earth Island Institutes New Leaders Initiative

Scholarship Name: Brower Youth Awards
Description: Young activists and environmental leaders should take note of the Brower Youth Awards, administered by the Earth Island Institute. The award is named for David Brower, a famous mountain climber and the founder of the Earth Island Institute. Brower was committed to preserving the worlds natural spaces, and the award recognizes students carrying out similar work. Eligible candidates should be between the ages of 13 and 22, and have lead a particular project or initiative directly related to environmental conservation, protection and restoration. In addition to the $3,000 cash prize, award recipients receive a trip to California to participate in the Earth Island Institutes award ceremony.
Award: $3,000
Awards per Year: 1
Award is Open to: High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: The application is available online at the Earth Island Institute website If this years application is no longer available, you can sign up for an email to alert you when the application goes up.
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