Know some great teachers? Nominate them for the Harris Wofford Award!

The Harris Wofford Young Educator Award recognizes an extraordinary young teacher and his/her achievements and contributions towards enhancing the practice of high-quality service-learning. The recipient will receive a $500 award for him/herself and $500 for his/her service-learning program as well as travel to the Youth Service Institute.

The 2012 Harris Wofford Awards will be presented at the 9th Annual Youth Service Institute on October 17-19, 2012 in Houston, TX!

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Banking on Youth Competition Deadline June 10

The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Foundation and Ashoka’s Youth Venture bring you the Banking on Youth competition! Banking on Youth is an exciting opportunity to showcase your great idea for a venture that directly benefits society.

If you are age 13-20, show your venture idea through a creative and fun 90-second video and entry form to compete to win one of 49 different $1,000 seed money prizes provided by sponsoring banks to bring your idea to life.

The top six entrants, chosen by the CBA Foundation and Youth Venture, will win an all-expenses-paid trip to the annual Global Youth Venture …

Do you know an Everyday Young Hero? Nominate an outstanding youth for this award today!

This honor is awarded weekly to a young person from around the world who exemplifies an extraordinary commitment to service.

The Everyday Young Hero Award program is open to youth ages 5-25. Nominations must come from a parent, teacher or other adult mentor. Winners are announced in the NSB, featured on YSA’s website and showcased within its social media outlets. Everyday Young Heroes also receive a certificate, award and press release.

Nominate a young person you know to be recognized as an Everyday Young Hero at

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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes: Scholarship deadline is April 30

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Scholarship Amount: $2,500 Awards

Description: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is available to students age 18 and younger who have organized and led a service activity that has clearly benefited other people. The service activity must have been initiated and motivated primarily by the student and cannot have been an assignment for school or work. Additionally, the student must demonstrate a positive spirit and high moral purpose. To be considered, each applicant must be nominated by an adult who has solid knowledge of the service activity and is not a relative.

To Apply:

Discus Awards honor all-around students in America’s high schools

Traditional awards programs focus on the numbers: Test scores, grades, and win-loss records. But college admissions offices know that it takes more than academic success and athletic prowess to predict real-world success in and out of the classroom. The Discus Awards recognize uncommon students whose character and passions are anything but average.

Discus Award winners shine in more ways than one. In fact, the award highlights ten major categories, or attributes, where students can make an important contribution during high school. Every Discus Award winner has a proven track-record in at least three of these attributes:

  • Academics: For grades, honors,