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“It Put Us on the Map”: A Former Barron Prize Winner and Current Judge Shares the Significance of Winning the Barron Prize
We love following our Barron Prize young heroes as they grow their projects and find ways to do even more good in the world. Such is the case with Ashley Shuyler Carter, who was among our very first prize winners back in 2001. At that time, she...read more
We’re just a month out from our Barron Prize application deadline (April 15) and are fielding lots of questions about what makes a strong application. Here’s how we reply! We hope this information is helpful to those of you working on your...read more
We’re continually inspired by our Barron Prize young heroes and the good work they’re doing in the world. We’re also often inspired by the words they write. This is the case with Ray, one of our 2017 winners who blogs regularly on his website....read more
We’re thrilled to announce that Barron Prize founder and author T.A. Barron is “Doubling Down on Goodness” by doubling the Barron Prize award money from $5,000 to $10,000 per winner! The award increase is part of a new year-long social campaign,...read more
Here at the start of a brand new year, we’re excited to launch something brand new on the Barron Prize website – a blog! In it, we’ll share more about the ideas we hold dear: the power of every person to make a positive difference to the world; the...read more
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment.