2018 Student of the Year Award

We are now accepting applicants for our 2018 Student of the Year!

What is the Student of the Year contest?
Each year NatureBridge honors a student for outstanding growth as a result of a NatureBridge program. Do you know a student who experienced profound growth at NatureBridge? Are you that student? We want to hear from you!
What does the Student of the Year receive?  
  • An all-expenses-paid trip to San Francisco for the Student of the Year and one parent or guardian 
  • Two seats at NatureBridge's annual dinner Gala on May 17 at the Bently Reserve
  • Gear from Patagonia, The North Face, and Klean Kanteen
  • Recognition on the NatureBridge website and social media channels
What makes a good application?
We want to know how NatureBridge impacted the nominee's life. How and why did they change? What do they do differently? Why was the experience so powerful? Including a short video is strongly encouraged. 
Are there any other requirements?
The winning student and a parent or guardian must be able to attend the Gala in San Francisco on May 17. The winning student will speak in front of a crowd of 300 people. Applications due February 16.
Contact us at gala@naturebridge.org
Please include an email address and phone number.
Please select all campuses attended by student nominee.
If you are nominating a student, please upload a letter of recommendation (one page max) on why you think the student should be selected.
Please upload a letter written by the nominee detailing their NatureBridge experience and how it has impacted their life.
Nominees are encouraged to submit a brief video (maximum four minutes) in which they discuss their NatureBridge experience and how it impacted their life. Videos filmed via smartphone are acceptable.
Please leave blank if you are self-nominating.
Please include email address and phone number.