Environmental Student Action Challenge

Science-based learning with a community focus

Students in Alberta, from grade 3 to grade 12, are invited to delve deep into real scientific issues in their communities. Through inquiry-based learning, the Environmental Student Action Challenge provides funding for students with hands-on experiences to investigate, research and develop solutions to local environmental problems.

The Government of Alberta awards up to $15,000 in funding annually to successful applicants to support their environmental action projects. Your team can receive up to $1,000 to support inquiry-based learning in your community.

Why Apply?

  • Receive up to $1,000 in funding for an inquiry-based project of your choosing
  • Connect with environmental subject matter experts in your local area
  • Create a capstone project highlighting a solution to an environmental challenge to share with others

Who Can Apply?

  • Any team of grade 3 to grade 12 students attending school in Alberta that have a teacher supervisor and principal support may apply

Environmental Project Ideas

  • Invasive species
  • Water quality
  • Air quality
  • Wildlife conservation and monitoring
  • Public awareness of environmental issues
  • A topic of your choice

Apply Today!

Applications close at 4:30 pm MST on November 15, 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

For additional information on project funding and requirements:

Students in Action

Updated: Feb 22, 2023