The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts.
The mission of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations is: “To identify and recognize high school-age students who significantly engage and challenge their schools or communities to advance racial equity in order to promote respect and understanding among all people.”
This application asks you to describe how you have advanced racial equity in your school or community. Your application will be assessed on your role and level of effort in the activity(ies) you describe and the scope and impact of the activity(ies).
Eligibility: Open to students enrolled in high school – grades 9 – 12
There are two parts of the application — one for you and one for your sponsor. Your sponsor must be a teacher, advisor, community or religious leader, or another responsible adult, who is not related to you, and who oversaw your project or who has directly witnessed your project’s outcome.
- Must currently be in high school
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Application form required
- Essay required
- Recommendations or references required