Scholarship Program

Community Sustainability Challenge

This challenge will award a total of $20,000 in scholarships to students who earn a top spot in our Community Sustainability Challenge.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to all New Jersey high school students enrolled in grades 9-12 for the 2021-2022 school year.

  • Must view all webinars in our series.

  • Submit a video for our Community Sustainability Challenge.

  • Teams may consist of up to three members. Individuals may apply.

Scholarship Competition

Solar Landscape will award up to $20,000 in scholarships to high school students. Student must watch the GAP webinars AND win a top spot in the Community Sustainability Challenge by pitching their ideas in either of the following two categories:

A feasible action plan that will strengthen the sustainability efforts of a community.

A new invention or an innovative improvement upon an existing product that better solves a problem while ensuring it is more sustainable.

Applicants must submit a link to a 5-10 minute video that includes evidence of their work and a pitch as to how their idea/project would benefit the community. We cannot accept video files via email attachment.

Judging

Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of industry experts and our partners at the PSEG Institute for Sustainability Science. Awards will be granted based on how well each proposal meets the following criteria:

Note: Video Production will have no impact on the judging process (i.e. we are looking for clear content and good ideas, not well edited, entertaining videos).

Awards

$2,000

$1,500

$1,000

Honorable Mention: $500 (up to 13 awards)

2020-2021 Winning Project Video Submission

Deadline to Enter the Scholarship Competition is June 1st.

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