Undergraduate Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Nomination - 2023

    Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Nomination
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    The Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award will be awarded to one deserving student nominated from each high school across the United States and Internationally who embodies the spirit of Rachel Carson in their dedication to sustainability and community development. 

    Winners of the Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award receive: 

    •   A special edition of Silent Spring—Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking book that helped launch the modern environmental movement  
    •   A $5,000 merit scholarship to Chatham University (renewable annually for up to 4 years or 120 credits)
    •   A Certificate of Achievement to commemorate the student's commitment and bolster their resume
    •   An invitation and reduced price on Chatham’s 4th annual Sustainability Leadership Academy (SLA).

    The SLA offers students career exploration opportunities with industry leaders across urban planning, engineering, field biology, ecology, aquaculture, architecture, community organizing, agriculture, sociology, food systems, business and more through interactions with people, systems and the land. Students will experience hands-on learning activities, tours of Pittsburgh’s sustainable highlights, including Chatham's net-zero Eden Hall Campus, the world's first academic community built from the ground up for the study of sustainability.

    Nominations for current high school juniors need to be submitted by JULY 1.

    Eligible students must be nominated by a teacher, school counselor or faculty advisor.
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