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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

Type: Foundations
Source: T. A. Barron
Program: Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Eligibility: Winners must have organized and led an extraordinary service activity which has clearly benefited other people or the planet we share.

The service activity must have been initiated and motivated primarily by the winner himself or herself.

The service activity cannot have been done solely to complete an assignment for school or work.

Winners must have:

demonstrated positive spirit, courage, intelligence, generosity, and high moral purpose.

shown initiative, tenacity, and unselfishness in pursuit of their goals.

accomplished something with inspirational value—something that could inspire others to make a difference.

done more than survive a difficult personal challenge. Their heroism must have made an impact on the world beyond themselves.

Winners may or may not have received recognition for their heroic work. Fame itself shall not have been a motivating factor.

Winners must have participated in their heroic work within the 12 months prior to the nomination deadline of April 15.

Winners must be between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19) on the nomination deadline.

Winners must be permanent residents of the U.S.A. or Canada.

Winners must be nominated as individuals. The Barron Prize cannot accept nominations from large groups of young people.
Purpose: The Gloria Barron Prize For Young Heroes Celebrates Outstanding Young Leaders. Each Year The Barron Prize Honors 25 Inspiring Young People Who Have Made A Significant Positive Difference To People And Our Planet.

These Young People Reflect Great Diversity: They Are Female And Male, Urban And Rural, And From Many Races And Backgrounds.
Deadline: 04-15-2014
Award Max: $5,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
Period: Award.
Additional
Information
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For questions about completing our online or hard copy Nomination Packet, contact Anita Southwick, Communications Coordinator, at anita@barronprize.org.

For other questions:

Contact: Barbara Ann Richman, Executive Director
E-mail address: ba_richman@barronprize.org

Mailing address:

The Barron Prize
545 Pearl Street
Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website: Website