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Texas Envirothon—Envirothon is North America's largest and most academically challenging high school environmental competition.—One of the largest orgs for young people and social change, Do Something's 3.4 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to literally everything else. Tackle a campaign to make the world suck less.

Geothermal Design Challenge—The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) and the Idaho National Lab (INL), invites both high school and university (undergraduate & graduate) teams to explore the future of geothermal energy and literally draw the heat beneath your feet.


American Fisheries Society: Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program
The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is a summer mentoring program for high school students sponsored by the American Fisheries Society. The principal goal of the Hutton Program is to stimulate interest in careers in fisheries science and management among groups underrepresented in the fisheries professions, including minorities and women. Application to the program is open to all 11th and 12th grade high school students. Students selected for the program are matched with a professional mentor in their area for a summer-long, hands-on experience in a marine or freshwater setting. A scholarship of $3,000 is awarded to each student accepted into the program.

Texas Brigade
The Texas Brigade is a wildlife-focused leadership program for youth ages 13-17. Students attend an intense, hands-on camp for five days in July where they learn habitat management, public speaking, teamwork, and much more. Students who graduate from a Texas Brigades summer camp can compete for scholarships (up to $1000) and junior staff positions based on their achievements. The first step is applying for a spot at one of the camps.

TPWF: Parks & Wildlife Conservation Scholarship
Scholarships are offered to graduating high school students and college students seeking undergraduate or postgraduate degrees related to natural and cultural resource conservation. Deadline: September 1

State & National Programs

EPA: A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change—This website provides information that is current, relevant, and useful for learning about climate change.

EPA: Students for the Environment—Games, homework resources, community service, and more!

Keep America Beautiful—Everyone deserves to live in a community that's healthy, safe, clean, and beautiful. And everyone can help to achieve this. Even you.

TPWD: Outdoor Kids—Ideas, activities, and fun facts about the outdoors for kids and educators.

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