Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Scholarship


Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19); a permanent resident of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada; currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months; working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.

Deadline: April 15, 2021

Administered by: Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes


The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is a non-profit organization that celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment. Winners must have organized and led an extraordinary service activity that has clearly benefited other people or the planet we share. The service activity must have been initiated and motivated primarily by the winner himself or herself. The service activity cannot have been done solely to complete an assignment for school or work, etc.


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