Davis Projects for Peace Summer 2019 $10K Grant Opportunity

UC Berkeley Undergrads: Apply for a $10,000 grant to fund your grassroots project for peace!

Projects for Peace is an initiative open to undergraduates at UC Berkeley to design grassroots projects for the summer of 2019 – anywhere in the world – which promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties.

We encourage applicants to use their creativity to design projects and employ innovative techniques for engaging project participants in ways that focus on conflict resolution, reconciliation, building understanding and breaking down barriers which cause conflict, and finding solutions for resolving conflict and maintaining peace. Projects will be selected for funding at $10,000 each.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Monday, January 21, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Access the campus-wide application here: https://internationalhouse-ucberkeley.submittable.com/submit/129233/davis-projects-for-peace-summer-2019-campus-wide-competition

Eligibility: Only full-time UC Berkeley undergraduates in good academic standing for the full 2018-19 academic year are eligible to apply.

Tips for a successful application:

  • Read “Key Questions to Consider
  • Ask for help–have a mentor, professor, friend, or family member that could help you brainstorm or edit?
  • Visit the Projects for Peace web page to learn more about this opportunity. You can also check out past winners and their projects.

The Davis Projects for Peace Initiative is made possible by Kathryn Wasserman Davis.

International House is the designated campus official for UC Berkeley winners will represent UC Berkeley in Campus Wide Competition.

For questions about the campus-wide competition, please email davis_campus-wide@berkeley.edu.

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Davis Projects for Peace

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About Laurie Ferris

As the Communications Strategist for International House at UC Berkeley, I share stories online and in our I-House Times Newsletter. I created this blog for alumni, residents and staff to share the I-House experience with the UC Berkeley community and beyond. What can I say? I enjoy sharing the I-House love! ♥
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