Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for the Hooper Sustainability Awards. Proposed projects should involve research, education or service activity conducted on-campus or off-campus by current NAU students. Projects should emphasize actual outcomes—solutions that advance sustainability on campus or in the region. Selected proposals will receive up to $2,500 to execute the project.

Proposal development workshops
for Hooper grants


Friday, Feb. 4 

2-3:30 p.m.

ARD Building Large Pod

Thursday, Feb. 10
4-5:30 p.m.

ARD Building Large Pod

Applicants are encouraged to propose projects in the following areas:

  • NAU campus sustainability
  • local community-based sustainability projects
  • environmentally sustainable business practices
  • environmental health in tribal and rural communities
  • natural resources and ecosystem science/management

Examples of past projects include an organic vegetable garden on campus, a film about the globalization of food systems, technical and economic analyses of wind energy potential and development of wind-powered rural water filtration.

The deadline to submit a project proposal is 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24.

For information and applications, click here.