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Nutrition education seminar in Bandarkharka, Nepal

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Traditional Fishing Village, HaLong Bay, Viet Nam

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IDS Travel Study

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End of Year Presentations

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Mongolia

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Reunión con Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador CONAIE.
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Featured Alumni
  • Nebila Abdulmelik

    MA '07

  • Nicole Abeckett

    BA '03

  • John Arboleda

    BA '96

  • Natalya Berenshteyn

    BA '07

  • Tiffany Cantrell-Warren

    BA '06, MA '16

  • Rafael Cardona

    BA '96

  • Sarah Chenault

    MA '11

  • Aerin Cho

    BA '08

  • Cecily Couture

    BA '06

  • Karla Galdamez

    MA '03

  • Alejandro Garcia

    BA '11

  • Gayle Gienger

    BA '03

  • Kimberly Grano

    BA '15

  • Kaitlin Highstreet

    BA '15

  • Zachary Jarvinen

    BA '06

  • Kristin Kalla

    MA '92

  • Kalani Matthew-James Wonyou Kim

    BA '11, MA '14

  • Nancy Knowles

    BA '90

  • Tanya Lara

    BA '07

  • J. Eric Lomeli

    BA '00, MA '02

  • Emily Marsh

    BA '09

  • Angela Mc Duffie

    BA '10

  • Laurel McAndrews

    BA '07

  • Ray Minjares

    BA '02

  • Caley Moffatt

    BA '14

  • Conor Moore

    BA '10

  • Ben Moore

    BA '10

  • Gael Murphy

    MA '82

  • Jennifer Patton

    BA '11

  • Jessica Salgado

    BA '10

Senior Awards

Note: You may apply to both categories but will only be awarded for one.

IDS Academic Award

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

Eligible applicants must be:

  1.  International Development Studies major (double majors are also eligible)
  2.  A senior graduating in any quarter of the 2016-2017 academic year, or Fall 2017
  3.  In good academic standing with overall GPA of 3.75 in upper-division major coursework

 

Applicants must submit:

  1.  Brief application form ( found below)
  2.  Resume
  3.  A writing sample (5 to 15 pages) on any issue in international development (can be from a past course)

Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017

To Apply for the Academic award, click HERE

 

IDS Activist Award

One to two cash awards will be distributed to a graduating senior to recognize his/her outstanding commitment to making a difference on issues significant to international development through activism, service and leadership.

Eligible applicants must be:

  1.  International Development Studies major (double majors are also eligible)
  2.  A senior graduating in any quarter of the 2016-2017 academic year, or Fall 2017
  3.  In good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.00 in upper-division major coursework
  4.  Able to demonstrate, through their work in local, national, or international organizations, their commitment to making a difference on issues linked to international development


Applicants must submit:

  1.  Brief application form (found below);
  2.  Resume
  3.  An essay (no more than 2 pages, double-spaced) that describes previous work related to international development and plans after graduation: work may include campus organizations, internships, and volunteer or paid work either in the U.S. or abroad. See below for full prompt. 

 

ESSAY PROMPT: In no more than 2 pages, double-spaced, please describe previous work that clearly demonstrates your commitment to making an impact on issues significant to international development through activism, service, and/or leadership. Work may include engagement in campus organizations, internships, as well as volunteer or paid work either in the U.S. or abroad. Please include the nature of your participation, duration of activities, and reflect on what these experiences have meant to you personally, how they relate to IDS themes, and to your plans after graduation.

 

Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017

To Apply for the Activist Award, click HERE

 

*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 5pm Wednesday, May 17th. 




 
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