Mass Incarceration Working Group (MIWG) Student Leadership Mini Grants


University of Chicago students are eligible to apply for up to $500 in funding from the Human Rights Lab for student-led events or projects exploring the crisis of incarceration and criminalization.

For events, the MIWG can offer the following: 

- Funding support ranging from $500-$1000
- Webinar license if needed
- Promotional support through our newsletters, website, and social media platforms
- RSVP tracking
- Virtual logistical support on the day of the event depending on staff availability 

Students will coordinate all other apsects of MIWG funded events including the following:

- Making arrangements with speakers and/or moderators
- Permissions for recording events 
- Scheduling time and day of events
- Developing/coordining the run of show (or agenda) for the event
- Making an e-flyer and other promotional materials 


Grant applications for up to $500 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply here.


For more information, please visit our website or contact Graduate Fellow, Durrell Washington (