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Davis Projects for Peace


Deadline: 2016-01-08 (UVa Internal)

Davis Projects for Peace encourages students to design their own grassroots projects for peace. 100 projects will be chosen from among the over 90 American colleges and universities currently affiliated with the Davis UWC Scholars Program.


Current U.Va. undergraduates, including graduating 4th years,are eligible. Students may submit proposals for individual or group projects. Students should not propose projects that would take place in countries subject to travel warnings issued by the U.S. Department of State (


Projects must be carried out in the summer. A final report is due to the Davis Program by September.



Application Process

Students should submit their project proposals electronically in a single PDF document to Edith Boateng-Conti at by the deadline. See Davis Information Sheet for specific information on how to apply: An internal committee of U.Va. faculty will review all submitted proposals and select one project (and one alternate) to forward to the Davis Program.

Learn More Please contact Andrus Ashoo ( for more information. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE DAVIS FOUNDATION OR THE DAVIS UWC SCHOLARS OFFICE.