Many young Canadians demonstrate their passion for the environment every day through the important work they accomplish in their communities. The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program recognizes graduating high school students and Qubec junior college students who have achieved academic excellence and have distinguished themselves in environmental community service, and extracurricular and volunteer activities. The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship is offered to students entering their first year of post-secondary studies in any chosen discipline because future environmental leaders will come from a broad range of academic backgrounds. The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program consists of 15 awards of $5,000 each, to be applied directly towards tuition, books, room and board (where applicable), or other educational expenses in the first year of post-secondary full-time studies in Canada. Panels of community, business and environmental leaders will select regional winners who best meet the selection criteria in each of five geographic regions: Atlantic Canada 2 awards Qubec 4 awards Ontario 4 awards Western Canada/Northwest Territories/Nunavut 3 awards British Columbia/Yukon 2 awards A national winner selected from the 15 regional winners will be awarded an additional Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award of a Panasonic CF50 Toughbook notebook computer at the National Award Ceremony in Toronto on Earth Day, April 22, 2004. Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 27, 2004. Information can be found at ww.earthday.ca/scholarchip or www.toyota.ca. Regional Awards will be presented during Earth Week, April 19, 20 and 21, 2004. The national award will on Earth Day, April 22, 2004.