Grants, Recognitions, Scholarships, Internships and Competitions

President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) and The Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators Award (PIAEE). 
EPA is seeking PEYA and PIAEE awards applications that highlight environmental stewardship in a variety of areas, including the following: environmental sustainability: a healthy school environment including projects that reduce food waste in school cafeterias; environmentally friendly agriculture practices; reducing human contributions to ocean litter and how to prevent it; school gardens; recycling; or using STEM to teach environmental education. Deadline: March 8, 2019.
Ocean Awareness Student Contest (2018 Green Difference Awards Winner)
Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs invites students ages 11-18 from around the world to submit visual art, poetry, prose, film, and music that explores the impact of climate change on the ocean. Students may earn scholarships of up to $1,500. Learn more and get started. Deadline: June 17, 2019.
Marine Debris Creative Advocacy Competition
Bow Seat’s international competition challenges middle and high school students to design and lead a project that creatively educates others about plastic pollution and inspires action to reduce or prevent marine debris. It’s a perfect opportunity for green teams, marine science or art clubs, honor society members, Scout troops, or any environmentally-minded teens. Students can earn awards of up to $5,000! The deadline is June 17, 2019, but interested students or classes should register their project ideas early. To get started and for more information, click here.

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Internship Challenge
The program facilitates the placement of college students and recent graduates who are considering career opportunities in the life sciences in paid internships across the state. Apply Today

“STRAWS” Documentary
STRAWS,” is a new 30 minute documentary film that’s inspiring action around the globe on the hottest single-use plastic topic and its harm to marine animals.  Academy-award winning actor Tim Robbins, charts the history of straws and throughout the documentary, marine researchers, citizen activists and business owners discuss how it’s possible to make a sea of change through use of sustainable alternatives to plastic straws.
Please go to www.videoproject.com/straws-edu.html for more information and to order an educational DVD.
For screener links to the full film, bulk ordering and speaking engagement information, please contact arlin@videoproject.commout

Longwood Gardens Virtual Field Trips
Through live interactive video, our Educators bring the Gardens directly to your classrooms.
BEE Strong Massachusetts
Project Green Schools is partnering with Massachusetts’ award-winning Piti Theatre Company to bring their internationally acclaimed musical K – 6 performance “To Bee or Not to Bee” to 15 – 20 schools during the 2018 – 2019 school year.
“Let them know Project Green Schools sent you and Piti will take $50 off their performance fee!” MA