Friday, September 23, 2016

October 2016: Contests and Funding

Bioneers Conference Scholarship: Deadline October 7
In an effort to make the Bioneers Conference accessible to a wider and more diverse group of people, the Kresge Common Ground Center at UC Santa Cruz has partnered with Bioneers to bring students, faculty, staff, and recent alumni to the conference at a reduced rate of $45 per person per day (or $125 for the entire 3-day conference). You will not find more affordable tickets for Bioneers than this! Regular price is $420 for 3-days. Click here to learn more and apply!

Carbon Fund Info Session October 26
Do you need funding for a green project? The UCSC Carbon Fund is a granting body that funds students, staff, and community sustainability projects. If you have a project geared towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions on campus or in the community, consider applying for a Carbon Fund grant! The application info session is on Wednesday, October 26th. Check their website as the date approaches for the time and location.

Air Expressions-Grants for Clean Air Projects: Deadline October 28
The Air District invites students and teachers in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties to apply for grants that use creativity and imagination, to help the District improve air quality and build a better future with informed and motivated young people. College and university students are eligible up for to $5,000. To apply for funding, each applicant must submit a completed application to the District. Click here for more information.

Project Green Challenge 
Project Green Challenge is a 30-day contest, from October 1-30, for high school and college students who are interested in health, wellness, the environment and eco-conscious living. Join folks from around the U.S. who are competing for prizes. Sign up here.

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