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Awards to Illinois Educators, and IHE and High
School Students for Activities in Environmental Education

Environmental Education Association of Illinois (EEAI) Awards

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Environmental Education Association of Illinois (EEAI)

Deadline Date:

11/30/21 Postmarked or Emailed

Description:

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Awards to Illinois teachers, informal educators, and IHE and high school students in recognition of efforts to raise awareness about understanding and protecting the environment. These awards are intended to honor contributions and achievements in the field of environmental education.

Award Categories:

  • Malcolm D. Swan Award for Outstanding Service: The Malcolm D. Swan Award is the Association’s most prestigious honor. This award is presented for long-term, outstanding service and contribution to the field of environmental education in Illinois. It is intended to recognize the efforts of those people who have had a large-scale impact in the field. These efforts may have taken the form of publications produced, legislation created, facilities developed, innovative curricula or programs developed, leadership provided to supporting organizations, funding acquired, or any other major contribution to the field.
  • Formal Educator of the Year: Presented for outstanding, ongoing effort in infusing environmental education into their teaching. 
  • Non Formal Educator of the Year: Presented for exhibiting innovative and exemplary effort in providing environmental education opportunities for general audiences. 
  • Student Award: This award is presented for outstanding, ongoing efforts in developing and leading environmental education projects in their school and amongst their peers. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157465

Number of Grants:

Past awards have been issued for one in each category.

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All award winners are recognized at the EEAI annual conference, receive a one year paid membership to EEAI, and an engraved plaque.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Malcolm D. Swan Award for Outstanding Service: Teachers or individuals that can demonstrate long-term, outstanding service and contribution to the field of environmental education in Illinois.

Formal Environmental Educator of the Year: Teachers from all subjects and grades are eligible (Early Education, K-12, & Higher Education), but must teach in Illinois.

Non Formal Environmental Educator of the Year: Professional and volunteer educators who teach in non-school settings are eligible (e.g. nature centers, zoos, museums, conservation or agriculture agencies, etc.).

Student Award: All current high school and higher education students in Illinois are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Submission deadline is November 30.

To nominate one's self or another individual for any of the awards described, an online form must be submitted.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply for the Malcolm D. Swan Award: https://forms.gle/yoLhkSPHG3UuSL1N6
Apply for the Formal Educator Award: https://forms.gle/gmN9Ye3P7qUQ5xJ4A
Apply for the Non-Formal Educator Award: https://forms.gle/6pZzEy3roHkZ3AubA
Apply for the Student Award: https://forms.gle/TVVZUZdmfgEZMUUMA

For further information, contact Jennifer Tariq at jtariq@dhnature.org.

Environmental Education Association of Illinois
Anita Purves Nature Center
1505 N. Broadway
Urbana, IL 61801

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