Peace First Prize
The top ten (10) winners receive a $25,000, two-year fellowship which can be used to:
1. Contribute to the winner's education and professional developmentand/or 2. Support the winner's ongoing peacemaking work. Winners also participate in a two-year fellowship group of peacemaking leaders; leadership development program; mentoring and opportunities to actively engage in Peace First's mission and work through participation in national and local peace initiatives.Requirements: citizens or legal residents of the United States who are between the ages of 8 and 22 years old, who have undertaken projects in the United States that are well underway, ongoing, or have already taken place. Peacemaker projects should reflect prize criteria which include: evidence of compassion (understanding and caring about other people), courage (taking risks to help others), and collaborative change (working with others to improve schools and communities).For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $25,000
Essay required: Yes