The Chesapeake Bay Trust Awards Program is now OPEN!

The Chesapeake Bay Trust Awards Program is now OPEN

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is now accepting applications for our 2013 Awards Program. These awards honor students, teachers, individuals, communities and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. All nominations and applications are due December 20, 2012 at 5:00 pm.

2013 Teacher of the Year Award: This award is given to a Maryland educator who has shown outstanding commitment to environmental education. Applicants for this award can be self-nominated or nominated by anyone except family members. The winner will receive a $2,500 mini grant for environmental education and restoration from the Chesapeake Bay Trust. To nominate a teacher in Maryland for this award, click here.

2013 Student of the Year Scholarship: The Student of the Year award is given to a Maryland high school or college student who has shown an outstanding commitment to environmental stewardship, Chesapeake Bay restoration and community involvement. Applicants for this award can be self-nominated or nominated by anyone except family members and the winner will receive a $5,000 college scholarship. To nominate a student in Maryland for this award, click here.

2013 Honorable Arthur Dorman Scholarship: This award recognizes a Maryland high school or college student who demonstrates a commitment to improving the health of the environment and the Chesapeake Bay and who, as a student of color, exhibits exemplary leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in his/her school and broader community. Applicants for this award can be self-nominated or nominated by anyone except family members and the winner will receive a $5,000 college scholarship. To nominate a student in Maryland for this award, click here.

2013 Ellen Fraites Wagner Award: The Ellen Fraites Wagner award is given to an individual who has shown exceptional commitment to the Chesapeake Bay and exhibits leadership in the Bay community. Applicants for this award can be self-nominated or nominated by anyone except family members. To nominate an individual for this award, click here.

2013 Melanie Teems Award: This award recognizes an exemplary project funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust that engages Maryland students or citizens in Bay education or restoration work. Applicants for this award can be self-nominated or nominated by anyone except family members. To nominate a project for this award, click here.

For questions about the awards program, please contact Molly Alton Mullins at mmullins@cbtrust.org or at 410-974-2941, ext. 107.





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