Youth Awards 2021

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Youth Award 2021

Call for Applications

The Leonardo da Vinci Society is proud to offer two scholarships to students currently enrolled in grades 6-18 and 9-12 who are learning Italian at a local private or public school or speak Italian in the home.
The applicants work will need to showcase an innovative idea that could help reverse or mitigate the impacts of the climate change on our planet.

The winners will be presented with an award certificate of $300 (for grade 9 -12) or a gift card to a local art store in the amount of $200 (for grades 6-8) at The Leonardo da Vinci Society Gala in September 2021.

How to apply

Applicants must submit a self-nomination by email to events@davincisanfrancisco.com by June 2nd 2021 at 5pm.

The application must include the following items:

  • A one-paragraph long introduction of yourself with a picture.
  • Name of the school you are attending this year
    • For students in grade 9-12: 1,500-2,500 words essay (in English) that describes your idea to reverse or mitigate the impacts of climate change on our world.
    • For students in grade 6-8: an original work of art that shows your innovative idea to reverse or mitigate the impacts of climate change on our world.

Selection criteria

Applications will be reviewed and scored by a group of teachers and subject matter experts, who will select the winners on originality and creativity. The judging panel’s decision are final.

Eligibility

Applicants must study Italian in a local private or public school or speak Italian in the home.

Important dates

Applications are due by June 2, 2021 at 5pm.

Winners will be informed by July 30, 2021.

The awards will be presented during the Leonardo da Vinci Society Gala in September 2021

For any questions, please contact events@davincisanfrancisco.com or call 650 892 9623

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