Brower Youth Awards

Featured Young Leader

Alex Freid

Launching resourceful student led programs on college campuses to reduce waste and encourage reuse

Featured Young Leader

Chloe Maxmin

Challenging one of the oldest higher education institutions in the U.S. to divest from fossil fuels

Featured Young Leader

Amira Odeh

Fostering sustainable water consumption at the University of Puerto Rico’s Rio Piedras campus

Featured Young Leader

Cassandra Lin

Connecting the dots between community needs and biofuel waste for an unconventional solution

Featured Young Leader

Arielle Klagsbrun

Mobilizing communities to create a healthy future free of dependence on big coal

Featured Young Leader

Jonathan Ferrer

Generating climate awareness and resiliency amongst New York City's youth

We Celebrate Young Environmental Leaders!

Each year the Brower Youth Award recognizes the work of six young leaders who are making strides in the environmental movement. Brower Youth Award winners demonstrate excellent leadership as well as a commitment to the communities their work serves.

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About the prize

The Brower Youth Awards is in its 15th year of elevating and supporting the work of young environmental leaders. The prize experience includes a week of leadership training, outdoor activities and an awards ceremony in October.

Meet the winners

Read the stories of this year’s winners and check on updates on their projects. You can also request our Brower Youth Alumni to speak at your school or event.

How to apply

We are currently accepting applications! Apply to be one of the six recipients of the Brower Youth Awards for your environmental project.

Get Involved

Share our work

  • Know a young environmental leader? Encourage them to apply to the Brower Youth Awards!

Support our work

Without your support and generous contributions, these awards would not be possible. Donate now.