The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes announced the launch of its 2021 awards. The online application system opened this month and submissions are due by April 15. The winners will be announced in September.
The Barron Prize celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the U.S. and Canada. Established in 2001 by author T.A. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment. Fifteen top winners each receive $10,000 to support their service work or higher education.
Apply online at barronprize.org.