Saturday, July 22, 2017

Apply now for the 2018 Future For Nature Award! - Win a Prize of  € 50,000


Deadline:  September 15, 2017
​Location: The Netherlands

Win a prize of  € 50.000!
Overview:

Future For Nature supports young, talented and ambitious conservationists committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants or conservation of nature in general. These individuals can make the difference for the future of nature.

Future For Nature is looking for new conservation heroes! For young, inspiring persons that combine their passion and actions to create concrete results in conservation of endangered species (animals, plants, or their habitats). Step into the line of the thirty previous winners, and win € 50.000 to give  your conservation career an extra boost.

Application:

  • Your application form should be Word processed (not a PDF) and must be submitted as an email attachment to info@futurefornature.org. The subject of the email should read: SURNAME CANDIDATE - Candidate FFN Award 2018. For example if your name is Bill Jones: JONES – Candidate FFN Award 2018.
  • Answer all the questions in English in the given order without exceeding the maximum number of words mentioned.
  • Do not add any additional documentation. Your application will be used to select ten nominees for the Future For Nature Awards 2018. The ten nominees will be requested to provide further information (written info, photos, information for the FFN website,
    5-minutes film), which will be used to select the final three winners.
  • Your application will only be assessed if your completed application form is submitted not later than Thursday 15th September 2017.

Application criteria:

The following solid criteria will be used in the Selection Procedure for the Future For Nature Award winners:
  • The candidate should not be older than 35 years on 30th April 2018, i.e. born after
    30th April 1983.
  • The Future For Nature Award is awarded to individuals only, not to organizations.
  • The candidate has achieved substantial and long-term benefit to the conservation status of one or more animal and/or plant species or that of a specific population of one or more animal and/or plant species.
  • The candidate has demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurship in his/her conservation work.
  • The candidate has been creative and innovative in his/her work.
  • The main approaches in his/her work have proven to be cost-effective.
  • The candidate must be determined to continue his/her conservation work, as the Award aims to stimulate the winner’s future work and is not an "end of career" prize.
  • The prize should be used towards a conservation project of the winner’s own choice.
  • Winners will present their work at the Future For Nature Award event at Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The event will take place in March, April or May 2018. Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Future For Nature Foundation.

Additional remarks:
  • Work related to the conservation and protection of endangered species (IUCN's Red List) is given priority.
  • The cash prize should go towards the work of the winners for 100%. That is, Future For Nature will not allow administrative deductions to be made or claimed by mother organizations.
  • For more information, please take a look at www.futurefornature.org

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