The National Geographic Explorer Award honors an outstanding project with an experimental approach and creative solution to one of the toughest challenges facing our planet.
The winner will receive:
- $15,000 educational scholarship.
- A year-long mentorship.
The winner will travel on a National Geographic Student Expedition to the Galápagos Islands, one of many travel packages in the National Geographic Student Expeditions portfolio. Traveling with 15-20 like-minded students on an 18-day expedition, the winner will explore with a diverse team of National Geographic experts and staff---from naturalists to regional specialists---who will share their knowledge and insights on the wildlife, landscapes, and local culture. All in all, a once in a lifetime trip. Learn more at ngstudentexpeditions.com.
In addition, the winner will receive a $15,000 educational scholarship and a one year mentorship to realize and achieve the goal of their project.
If a team wins the prize, the scholarship’s value will be divided equally among the teammates.