The Kids First—David L. Kirp Prize rewards students engaged in new or ongoing work that demonstrates a commitment, whether in education or other domains, to creating a better future for children and youth. The award of $2,500 is given to one UC Berkeley undergraduate student each year. The Prize recognizes students who have developed innovative strategies to increase opportunities for children and youth, as well as students who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the future of children and youth.
Type: Undergraduate Study, Service Project
Application Available: Organization Website
Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Math, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Other Visa Status, AB540
Application Form: Yes
Resume Notes: Not to exceed two pages
Personal Essay: Yes
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Save the pdf with the filename of YOURLASTNAME-YOURFIRSTNAME, and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, October 17 at 5pm. Please put Kids First Prize in the subject line.