Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Scholarship is open to young people who are aged 13 to 21 and interested in the environment. The initiative seeks to elevate young people (including disadvantaged and at-risk youth) into leadership roles by engaging them in environmental cleanup projects, empower volunteers to rebuild the environmental and social well-being of our communities, and improve local living conditions for both citizens and wildlife. A $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to the author of the top Apprentice Ecologist essay. Due December 31st.