Young Voices Award
What is the Young Voices Award?
The NGFP Young Voices Award is a partnership with Teach the Future and is dedicated to 12-17 year olds who are working to have a positive impact in the world. The first-place winner will receive a USD $1000 prize to help realize their future-focused project and catapult their idea into action. Three others will each receive a USD $500 prize. Six top finalists will also be recognised for their ideas and efforts.
What do I Need to Apply?
To apply, individuals or teams (up to 5) are asked to:
Write a short essay (maximum 400 words) on how a current project or an intended project will consider the well-being of others and the future of the planet. Submissions can be in native language but please include an English translation.
Create and submit a short video (maximum 2m 30s) about what they would want to do with the Young Voices prize. The video is a pitch addressed to their community persuading them that this project or idea is good or even necessary and giving them reasons for supporting or joining it. Video can be in your native language but please include English subtitles. Please create new and original video and do not upload a news clipping or old video.
Indicate which of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) their idea would contribute to.
Who are Our Partners?
Teach the Future is a network of worldwide advocators who are getting futures thinking into classrooms. Their mission is to help young people become more futures literate by teaching futures-thinking skills to students and educators around the world and to inspire them to influence their futures. Their Young Voices Network aims to empower young people to take the lead and work towards building a better future for themselves, their families, communities and beyond. You can express your interest in becoming a member of the Young Voices network here.