Northwestern University

Wed 10:00 AM

Summer Global Engagement Grant Opportunities Information Sessions

When: Wednesday, December 5, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  

Where: 1940 Sheridan Road, Conference Room, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Angela Johnson   847.491.2617

Group: Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


-Have an idea for a public service project?

-Want to promote peace around the world?

-Want to engage the world at home?

-Seeking to explore international issues from a domestic perspective?

 If you answered "yes" to at least two of these questions, then come to this info session.

100 Projects for Peace & Go Abroad At Home Award

Wednesday, December 5 @ 10 AM
1940 Sheridan Conference Room (Office of Fellowships)

This event will provide an overview of the application requirements and nomination process for the Davis Foundation's 100 Projects for Peace as well as the Go Abroad at Home award competition. 

The Davis Foundation makes 100 awards of $10,000 each to support individuals or small teams of students who have summer projects to promote peace, which is broadly defined.  The vast majority of winning projects are international, but domestic projects will be considered. 

The Go Abroad at Home award recognizes that one need not travel abroad to make a global difference,CGE and the Buffett Center will offer grants to undergraduate students wishing to explore an international issue from adomestic perspective or setting during the summer of 2013. 


To learn more about each award, go to or 

Deadlines vary per award.  The internal deadline for Projects for Peace applications is Jan. 18.  Northwestern can nominate two projects for the Davis Foundation's consideration.  Go Abroad At Home proposals are due March 8.

Questions?  Contact Brad Zakarin ( in the Office of Fellowships or
Patrick Eccles ( in the Center for Global Engagement.

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