We call all life cycle minded young champions out there to apply for the Young Champions of the Earth 2019 awards! Please share your ideas by applying by 31 March 2019, and we hope to have one young champion from the life cycle community to share your creative solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Representing every global region, seven applicants with the most promising solutions will be recognized as Young Champions of the Earth – the world’s preeminent environmental honour for young people.
Each winner will receive:

  • USD 15,000 in seed funding,
  • $9,000 in communication funding, customized training,
  • participation in a high-level UN meeting and
  • global publicity.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for the artists, scientists, economists, communicators and entrepreneurs from all walks of life —with big, bold ideas— for the environment, for humanity, for a greener future.

How to apply:

Applications can be submitted in any of the six UN languages via a portal on the Young Champions website. The deadline for submissions is 31 March 2019.

Find additional details: a complete timeline, and brochures and infographics available in the 6 UN languages.