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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes in Canada & United States

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 4, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on April 14, 2022
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes logo
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes logo

a) $10,000 Award:
Winners each receive USD$10,000 to be applied to their higher education or to their service project.
b) Recognition Gifts:
Each winner receives a beautiful personalized plaque and recognition certificate.
c) Young Heroes Materials:
Each winner receives a signed copy of The Hero’s Trail by Barron Prize founder T.A. Barron, along with a copy of Dream Big, documentary film profiling several former Barron Prize winners. Winners also receive Young Heroes Activity Guide and Bibliography.
d) Networking Opportunities:
Winners are given the opportunity to connect with other Barron Prize honorees through Young Heroes online forum.
e) Media Coverage:
Winners are provided with numerous media opportunities – print, television, and radio – to publicize and extend the reach of their service work.

Utilize This Offer

The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are:
1. between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19);
2. permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada;
3. currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months;
4. working as an individual to lead their service work.

The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.

The Barron Prize does not discriminate against its applicants based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

Applications must be completed and submitted online by our deadline of 5:00 PM MT on April 15 each year, when the system will automatically close.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 23
Mar 23

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel