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Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative for all students at the Davis United World College Scholars Program schools (including Kalamazoo College) to design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement anywhere in the world during the following summer. One hundred projects will be selected from proposals from over 85 campuses for these $10,000 grants.
For more details, including a description of K’s winning project conducted last summer see the Davis Website.
Application Details and Deadlines
Please review the application instructions carefully. All students, including seniors, are eligible to submit proposals as individuals or as a group.
Some pragmatic advice for undergraduates can be found in Swarthmore professor Timothy Burke’s blog.
Required items due to Jessica Fowle on January 15 include:
- Two page proposal
- One page budget
- Resume of each participant
- Two letters of recommendation for each participant, preferably from faculty, and not to exceed one page
- Letter(s) of affiliation, if applicable
The last 3 listed items are for use of the campus committee only. They will not be forwarded to the Davis UWC Scholars Office.
Proposals to work with specific organizations or individuals must be accompanied by a letter of affiliation from the organization or individual detailing the nature and duration of the proposed work.
It is highly recommended that you consult faculty or other advisors for comments on your proposal and budget before submitting it to Ms. Fowle.
A Campus Committee will review and select up to five proposals for final consideration and interviews. We welcome proposals from students abroad who may be interviewed via Microsoft Teams.
The Committee will choose one proposal and one alternate for submission to the Davis UWC Scholars Office for final consideration.
Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative open to all students at schools that belong to the Davis United World College Scholars Program (including Kalamazoo College). For more information about the application process, see our Kalamazoo College Davis Projects for Peace page. Students design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement anywhere in the world during the following summer. One hundred projects will be selected from proposals from over 85 campuses for these $10,000 grants. Kalamazoo College is guaranteed to receive one grant each year.
For more details, including a description of K’s winning projects, see the Davis Foundation website: https://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects
Deadline: January 15th
Required Materials (all due by January 15th)
- Project narrative (see guidelines below)
- Budget (see guidelines below)
- Résumé for each student participant (1-2 pages)
- Two letters of recommendation for each participant, preferably from professors (limited to 1 page each); recommenders should send letters directly to Jessica Fowle (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the deadline.
- Letter of affiliation from each community partner.
Submit application materials via email to Jessica Fowle (email@example.com) by January 15th.
Project Narrative Guidelines
- Two pages, single-spaced, 1-inch margins, Times New Roman, 11 point or greater.
- At the top of the first page provide the project title, name of the college, name(s) of the student(s), project location, and the project dates.
- Provide an overview of your project and state how it will promote peace.
- Explain why this project is needed.
- Explain in more detail the nature of the project – who will the project serve, where and when will it take place, what will happen?
- Describe your role and the role(s) of any collaborators; explain how you are qualified to do this work.
- Describe the intended outcomes of the project. What difference will it make?
- Explain how you will evaluate the project. How will you know that it is successful?
- Explain how the project will be sustained beyond the summer.
• One page, single-spaced, 1-inch margins, Times New Roman, 11 point or greater.
• Provide a line item budget with a brief explanation for each item.
• Budgets must total $10,000.
Davis Projects for Peace Grant: $10,000
Additional Funding (if applicable):
|Travel (including airfare)|
|Non-Student Travel and Lodging|
|Equipment and Supplies|
|Marketing and Event Support|
Questions? Contact Jessica Fowle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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