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Welcome to the Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Excellence Prize Application! 

About the Global E-STEM Excellence Prize

The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) and Pratt & Whitney believe that E-STEM is a great way for young people to build the problem-solving skills needed to address today’s environmental challenges. The Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Excellence Prize awards up to $50,000 USD to nonprofit organizations and their partners who have demonstrated excellence in E-STEM programming for students aged 11–18, particularly those considered underrepresented in STEM. 

Applications will only be accepted in English and from eligible nonprofit organizations. 

Refer to the Request for Proposals for more detailed information about the Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Excellence Prize, including eligibility, timeline, benefits, selection criteria, and awardee requirements. A preview of the application can be downloaded here

Submissions are due by 11:59 PM US Eastern Time on Monday, July 11, 2022 (time converter).

Applicant Webinar

Register here for our applicant webinar on Wednesday, June 8 2022 at 10 AM US Eastern Time (time converter). The webinar will go through the application and share tips and tricks for success. The webinar will be recorded and posted on the program webpage shortly after the event.


For any questions, please email the Global E-STEM team at estem@naaee.org or visit our FAQ.

If you experience any technical issues, please contact Submittable here.

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About Submitting Through Submittable

You will need to create a free Submittable account or sign in with Google or Facebook credentials to submit your online application below.

NAAEE is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and welcoming environment for all. We believe that diversity, including race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, and the many characteristics that make us different, are also what will lead us to more innovative and creative solutions.

If you are an individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to apply for this challenge on this site due to your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at estem@naaee.org.

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