Projects for Peace

*Projects for Peace is tentatively operating for Summer 2021. We will provide updates as they are provided*

Do you have a big idea? 

Want to build upon a theme, project, research or experience you've had? 

Interested in a solo or group project to implement this summer?

The Projects for Peace initiative provides Princeton Undergraduates with a $10,000 award to implement an innovative service project anywhere in the world- or right in their own backyard!

Click here to apply now

Projects for Peace is an initiative inspired by the late Kathryn W. Davis, an accomplished internationalist, and philanthropist. Upon the occasion of her 100th birthday in February of 2007, Mrs. Davis, mother of Shelby M.C. Davis who funds the Davis UWC Scholars Program, chose to celebrate by committing $1 million for one hundred Projects for Peace. "I want to use my 100th birthday to help young people launch some immediate initiatives—things that they can do during the summer of 2007—that will bring new thinking to the prospects of peace in the world."  

To be considered for 2021 Davis Projects for Peace, a student (or group of students) must first meet with Kira O’Brien to discuss their project idea. Students must then complete an online application which includes preparing a written statement describing the project (who, what, where, how) as well as expected outcomes and prospects for future impact (not to exceed two pages). Applicants must also submit a budget (one separate page). 

For deadlines and information on how to apply, visit our Application Process page. 

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