Greenest Student on Earth Scholarship Competition Launched Today

Three winners of the worldwide competition will attend the renowned Green School in Bali, winner of the prestigious 2012 Greenest School on Earth Award from the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council. Green School is an international preschool through high school whose mission is to inspire students to be creative, innovative green leaders.

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“The Greenest School on Earth,” Green School in Bali.

At Green School, these students will have the rare opportunity to accelerate their education, with school programs in green studies and entrepreneurship, in a school recognized for being the greenest on Earth.

(PRWEB) March 05, 2013

The Greenest Student on Earth Scholarship Competition launched today, open for entries until Earth Day on April 22. Three winners of the competition, one each from primary, middle, and high school, will receive a scholarship to the renowned Green School in Bali, Indonesia, an international school whose mission is to inspire students to be creative, innovative green leaders.

Green School Chairman Roger Hamilton said, “In our search for the Greenest Student on Earth, we are looking for exceptional young people who are working on environmental projects in their local communities. At Green School, these students will have the rare opportunity to accelerate their education, with school programs in green studies and entrepreneurship, in a school recognized for being the greenest on Earth. The valuable skills they will gain will support them in bringing positive change to their home communities.”

To enter the Greenest Student on Earth Scholarship Competition, students must go to the Green School website at http://www.greenschool.org and submit a 2 to 3 minute video that answers the question, “Why are you the Greenest Student on Earth?” The video should highlight the students’ environmental achievements, aspirations, and how they would benefit from a year at Green School Bali. Parental permission is required and parents are welcome to help. The competition will close for entries on Earth Day, April 22, 2013, and the winners will be announced on June 5, World Environment Day.

For more information, go to http://www.greenschool.org/greeneststudentonearth

About Green School
Green School is an international school in Bali, Indonesia whose mission is to be the #1 model of sustainability education in the world and to inspire students to be creative, innovative green leaders. With striking bamboo architecture and a solar-powered, self-sustaining campus that spans 20 acres, the school has attracted nearly 300 preschool through high school students from more than 55 countries seeking a unique, nature-based, student-centered education. Co-founder John Hardy’s TED talk about Green School has garnered over half a million views. For more information, see http://www.greenschool.org.


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Green School's "Heart of School" building. Green School's "Heart of School" building.

One of the largest bamboo buildings in the world, a three-story double helix.


The classrooms at Green School have no walls. The classrooms at Green School have no walls.

Students are closer to nature in this inspiring learning environment.


Green School's solar panels. Green School's solar panels.

The 20 acre solar-powered campus is carbon neutral.


Green School high school students. Green School high school students.

Green School offers boarding for students in grades 7-12.