We sponsor annual awards for undergraduate and graduate students respectively.

Undergraduate Student Awards

The Ignacio Martín-Baró Human Rights Essay Competition awards a cash prize of $500 to the best essay(s) in human rights.

The Pozen Center awards a $1,000 cash Prize for Best BA Thesis on Race and Human Rights to the best BA essay submitted on any topic at the intersection of race, structural racism, and human rights in the United States or globally.

The Dr. Aizik Wolf Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Human Rights is a yearlong fellowship awarded to one graduating College student, which allows them to spend a year working at a non-governmental organization, international human rights body, or government agency. This fellowship is awarded every other year (in even-numbered years).

Graduate Student Awards 

Our Research Grants for PhD Students, awarded to doctoral students in the Humanities and Social Sciences, provide up to $5,000 in support of both pre-dissertation and dissertation research projects.

We award three Graduate Lectureships per academic year to advanced doctoral students, each of whom teach one undergraduate course of their own design.