The Bow Ocean Awareness Student Contest is now open. Students from all over the world are invited to apply. They must be currently attending middle and high schools. Varied amount of the award will be given to the winning students. To apply, entries must be submitted no later than June 18, 2018.
Climate change is the biggest issue of your lifetime. Your whole life will be lived as the impacts of global climate change are taking place. Our Contest is a call for young artists, thinkers, and activists who are concerned about the future of our human and natural communities to use their creative voices to explore, express, and advocate for issues related to climate change and our oceans.
Prizes will be awarded in each of the four categories at both middle school and high school levels as Gold Award, Silver Award, Bronze Award and Gold Award winner’s school, 10 Honorable Mention Awards and 3 Teacher Recognition Awards.
Level and Area of Studies
Middle and high school level in any field of studies.
Place of Study: Not specified.
Eligibility and Criteria
Any student in grades 6-8 or the international or homeschool equivalent is eligible for the middle school division.
Any student in grades 9-12 or the international or homeschool equivalent is eligible for the high school division.
As long as you were a high school or middle school student for any amount of time during the Contest then you are eligible to enter.
Students must have one or more adult sponsors – usually, your teacher is your sponsor. Homeschooled students may put down their homeschool teacher’s name. Please email info-at-fromthebowseat.org if you are unable to meet this requirement.
Students from any country may participate in this contest.
To apply, please follow the instruction as follow:
Research: Use the website to find resources and inspiration Do research on your own, ask tough and complex questions, think about the way science and society help you interpret the theme, and start building your case for ocean advocacy.
Create: Interpret the theme to create your own work of art, writing, poetry, or film that advocates for ocean stewardship. Make sure you’ve met all the requirements for your category
Submit: To enter the contest, submit both your work and reflection through the given link: http://www.fromthebowseat.org/submit.php
June 18, 2018.
Website and Application Link