The 2018 St Andrews Prize for the Environment is now open for entries. To enter the Prize the project must meet our strict entry criteria. Please review the below statements and use the check boxes to confirm the project you are submitting is eligible.
If the project meets ALL the entry criteria, you will be able to proceed to the next stage where you can complete the online entry form. All submissions must be completed by Friday, 29 September 2017.
Applications to the St Andrews Prize for the Environment must be written in clear grammatical English. All required sections of the form must be completed and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Evidence of the success of the project, both in terms of innovation and tangible outcomes, must be provided.
For an application for the Prize to be eligible it must:
- Be related to sustainable development and be aligned with the UN Goals for Sustainable Development – explain the alignment.
- Be related to community progress allied with smart and innovative development and use of the earth’s environmental resources from air, land and sea.
- Be replicable from one geographic area to another and ideally be scalable in size.
- Have a clearly defined need for funding that will make a step change to the applicant’s aims.
- Have the ability to inspire others in the field.
- Contribute to the global pursuit of sustainability in the short to long-term.
An application will be ineligible if it is:
- Focused on a special interest group or is exclusive of particular groups in society.
- A major infrastructure project e.g. construction of a building.
- A regular/annual event that is not connected to a new initiative.
- A project related to political activities, lobbying or religious groups.
- A project that is designed purely for fundraising purposes.
- A research project.