Established in 1998 with the support of the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, the HSBC/NYAA Youth Environmental Award honours outstanding contributions, achievements and commitment towards environmental protection and nature conservation in Singapore.

It is awarded to those aged from 14 to 25.

Winners each receive a citation plaque, a $500 book voucher and the opportunity to join a fully sponsored overseas trip to study various environmental projects.

Merit Award winners each receive a citation plaque and a $300 book voucher.