Senior Awards

** Note: You may apply in one category only! **

IDS Academic Award

Description: One to two cash awards will be distributed to a graduating senior for exceptional academic achievement in the International Development Studies major.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be:

  1. a student registered in the International Development Studies Major (double majors are also eligible and encouraged to apply);
  2. in good academic standing with an overall GPA of 3.75 in Upper-division major coursework (Global GPA); and
  3. a senior graduating in any quarter of the 2015-2016 academic year, or Fall 2016.

To apply applicants must submit:

  1. a brief application form ( found below);
  2. a resume;
  3. a sample of written work on any issue in international development (can be from any course previously taken-10-15 pages max).

Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2016

To Apply for the Academic award, click HERE

 

IDS Activist Award

Description: One to two cash awards will be distributed to a graduating senior to recognize his/her outstanding commitment to making a difference on the issues of international development.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be:

  1. a student registered in the International Development Studies Major (double majors are also eligible and encouraged to apply);
  2. in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.00 in Upper-division major coursework (Global GPA);
  3. able to demonstrate, through their work in local, national, or international organizations, their commitment to making a difference on an issue linked to international development; and
  4. a senior graduating in any quarter of the 2015-2016 academic year, or Fall 2016.

To apply applicants must submit:

  1. a brief application form (found below);
  2. a resume; 
  3. an essay (no more than 2 pages double spaced) that describes their previous work related to international development and plans after graduation; work may include campus organizing, internships, volunteer or paid work either in the U.S. or abroad.

Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2016

* Activist Award Recipients will be required to present on their work at the International Institute Undergraduate Research and Community Work end of the year event held on Wednesday, May 18 from 2-3:30 pm

To Apply for the Activist Award, click HERE

Deadline: Tuesday, May 25, 2010