EcoBrooks Leadership Scholarship
The EcoBrooks Leadership Scholarship encourages and recognizes City of Brooks students who complete an environmentally minded project with a positive, long-term impact in the community of Brooks. The project must reflect one or more of the environmental pillars of EcoBrooks.
EcoBrooks is the City of Brooks Environmental Advisory Committee. The value pillars of the committee include water conservation, energy sustainability, and waste management while working cooperatively with the municipality and increasing the environmental accountability of the public through education and hands-on opportunities. To engage youth and encourage environmental innovation, EcoBrooks will award a $1000 scholarship to a high school or university student for a project idea and successful application.
- One award of $1000
*Students who require funding to complete their project are encouraged to fund-raise and access grants, and may apply for up to $500 in additional funding from EcoBrooks. Project proposals for funding request are due October 31 in the fall prior to the scholarship application. Any students accessing this funding must apply for the scholarship.
- Be enrolled in high school or an accredited post-secondary institution
- Attend high school within the City of Brooks; or live within the City of Brooks in the summer
- Submit your project idea by September 30th of the application year
- Submit a project reflection with reference letters
- Enroll in a full-time program at any recognized and accredited Canadian post-secondary institution
Students may only receive the scholarship once.
To be considered for the EcoBrooks Leadership Scholarship, students must complete a project that reflects one or more of the environmental pillars of EcoBrooks. Applications must be completed, and required documents submitted electronically to the City of Brooks Communications Officer by September 30th.
The Selection Committee for both the scholarship and project funding is made up of EcoBrooks members-in-good-standing. If the EcoBrooks youth representative is applying for the scholarship, he or she will be excused from the Selection Committee. Students who access this specific project funding must be applicants for the scholarship in the following spring. Project funding may be made available to more than one project.
Leadership Scholarship Application – Due September 30th, will be awarded by October 7th and cheques will be mailed out October 14th.
Project Funding Application
This application is an optional request for funding to complete an environmentally minded project with a positive, long-term impact in the community of Brooks. The project must reflect one or more of the environmental values of EcoBrooks, but it can be completed by anyone in the community who wants to make a difference and have an impact by bringing eco-friendly initiatives to Brooks.