IDS Senior Awards

The International Institute and International Development Studies program is proud to announce two awards open to outstanding graduating seniors in IDS. We encourage all eligible students to apply!

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

(1) IDS Academic Award

Description: One award 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 2013-2014 academic year, or Fall 2014.

To apply applicants must submit:

  1. a brief application form ( found below);
  2. a resume;
  3. transcript (unofficial acceptable); and
  4. a sample of written work on any issue in international development (can be from any course previously taken-no page limit).

Deadline: 4:00 p.m. - Monday, May 5, 2014


(2) IDS Activist Award

Description: One award 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 2013-2014 academic year, or Fall 2014.

To apply applicants must submit:

  1. a brief application form (found below);
  2. a resume;
  3. a transcript (unofficial acceptable); and
  4. an essay (no more than 5 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: 4:00 p.m. - Monday, May 5, 2014


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