Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?
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?
Eligible applicants have made a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community over the last year. If students worked as a group, they should apply individually and share about their contributions to the group project.
What is the award for winning one of the Princeton Prize 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 are also sent to the local press and posted on the Princeton Prize website.