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        Environmental Action/Awareness Award

        Skip Navigation LinksHome > Service > The BPA Cares Program > Service Learning Awards > Environmental Action/Awareness Award

        Purpose
        To promote the image of Business Professionals of America (BPA) as an organization that is aware of current environmental issues; to motivate all levels and Divisions of BPA to participate in activities that prevent any further damage to our environment; and to encourage current chapters to implement plans of action to embrace the idea of a “Green” society.

        Eligibility
        All applicants must be in good standing with Business Professionals of America. This award is open to members in the Middle Level, Post-Secondary and Secondary Divisions who have completed at minimum 100 service hours or contributed at minimum $500.00 to a service organization.

        Guidelines and Application
        All applications must be submitted utilizing the online application. Submission applications must include all activity descriptions. Partial applications will not be accepted or combined. Do not begin the application online submission form until you have completed all activities.

        Applications due April 1.

        Online Application

        Qualification Period
        Activities completed between April 2, 2016 and April 1, 2017 (11:59 PM EST) can be counted towards this award.

        General Information
        Applicants may only count activities once in the BPA Cares Award Program, except Service Learning Individual and Chapter Activities Award of Excellence.

        Chapters may complete more than one activity to equal the total number of hours/dollars.

        Activity descriptions cannot exceed 500 words in total.

        Activities may include but are not limited to volunteering, training and/or contributing to paper recycling projects, school-wide recycling projects, school-based composting systems, solar panel installations, or school-wide energy audits.

        All activity descriptions must include title, organization benefiting from the project, date project completed, location of the project, description of the project.

        NO E-MAIL OR MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

        All materials submitted become the property of Business Professionals of America and may be used as the National Center deems appropriate.

        It is not necessary for a chapter to attend the National Leadership Conference to participate in the program and receive the award.

        DO NOT SEND ANY AWARD APPLICATION(S) AS PART OF ANOTHER APPLICATION. AWARDS MAY NOT BE SUBMITTED WITH TECHNICAL PROJECTS FOR COMPETITIVE EVENTS.  EACH AWARD MUST BE SUBMITTED SEPARATELY.

        Recognition         
        100-249 service hours OR $500.00-$999.00 contribution: Certificate of Achievement         
        250+ service hours or $1000.00+: Award of Achievement and recognition on stage at the National Leadership Conference

        Having trouble with the BPA Cares Award? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

        Non-Discrimination Policy
        It is the policy of Business Professionals of America that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to, discrimination in any program or activity for which it is responsible.


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