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.
For more information, please visit https://barronprize.org/apply/