Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Award: Nomination Form

2021 Paul Walker Youth Leadership Application Form

2021 Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Award and Scholarship Application
Deadline to apply:
Open: February 1st, 2021
Closes May 1st, 2021
Review requirements and submit the application form below. Send letter(s) of recommendation sent in to by the deadline in PDF form.

The Paul Walker Youth Award was created in partnership the Monterey Bay Aquarium in collaboration with Paul Walker’s daughter, Meadow Walker, and the Paul Walker Foundation to honor the memory of the actor who used his celebrity to advance ocean causes and in support of philanthropic ventures.
The Youth Award recognizes a young person, age 16 to 19, who is an ocean
conservation champion. The Paul Walker Foundation provides a scholarship to each youth award winner to help them pursue marine science/environmental studies in college.

Application process:
Applications for consideration for the 2021 award must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, May 1st, 2021. Each application must include a completed form and have one (or more) letters of recommendation submitted by a teacher or community leader. In the application, fill out all contact and background information. It will include a short essay from the student (maximum 300 words) explaining how selection for the award will help them advance their academic and ocean conservation goals and how their work has made them an ocean leader Letter(s) of recommendation from a teacher or from at least one leader in an ocean conservation project in which they're involved.
They will: Describe the academic and community activities demonstrating the nominee's qualities as an ocean conservation champion; and the impact their ocean conservation work is having, in their community or among their peers. (up to 500 words)

Submit completed letter(s) of recommendation by email (as a pdf) to: