Student Solidarity Award

Country: France;

Deadline: 30.04.2018


The Student Solidarity Award was created by the Veolia Foundation, in partnership with the Veolia Campus and representatives of schools and universities. The Student Solidarity Awards encourages initiative taking and involvement of higher education students in solidarity and non-profit making projects. The award gives priority to innovation in the sustainable development and must be related to any of the Foundation’s three main fields: International Development AssistanceSocial Bonds, and pathways towards employment, Protection of the environment and biodiversity.



  • Open to student associations in higher education establishments or several establishments grouped together in the framework of a joint project;
  • Projects should be from countries where Veolia Group operates in Africa-Middle East, Europe;
  • The following projects are not eligible
    • Temporary projects (exhibitions, demonstrations, symposia, events), even if oriented toward outreach or environmental conservation;
    • Artistic and cultural projects;
    • Travel projects without any concrete objectives or achievement;
    • Projects already completed before June 2017.


  • Financial support in the form of a grant: depending on the requirements and specific features of each project, the jury shares a total grant of 15,000 EUR between the three winners. The grant to the first prize winner may be smaller than the one to the second and/or the third.
  • Technical support in the form of expertise, through the employee sponsorship program involving the employees of the Veolia group in France and internationally.



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