Who is eligible to apply for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations?
All high school students in grades 9 through 12 who live in the United States are eligible to apply.
What activities will qualify for Princeton Prize consideration?
The candidate must have been actively involved in a volunteer activity in the last 12 months. That activity should have a significant, positive impact on race relations their school or community. If students worked as part of a group, they are required to apply individually and share about their contribution to the group project.
What is the award for winning one of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations awards?
In each region, committees will chose qualified students for recognition as the Prize recipient or as a Certificate of Accomplishment recipient. A $1,000 cash prize and an all-expense-paid trip to Princeton University to participate in the annual Princeton Prize Symposium on Race will be awarded to the winner. To learn more about the Symposium, click here.
In addition, regional committees will present the awards at a local awards ceremony. Announcements about Prize recipients will also be sent to the local press and posted on the Princeton Prize website.
What is the deadline for Princeton Prize in Race Relations applications?
Applications must be submitted online or mailed and postmarked by January 31, 2020 to: The Princeton Prize in Race Relations, Alumni Association of Princeton University, P. O. Box 291, Princeton, New Jersey 08542-0291.
All Prize winners will be notified in April 2020.
For a handy list of FAQs, click here.
Still have questions? Please email the Princeton Prize Office at pprize@Princeton.edu or call them at 800-742-1036.
Best of luck to all applicants!