Announcing 2017 Student Award Applications

The Pozen Center is pleased to announce the following student award opportunities:

Undergraduate Students Only

Dr. Aizik Wolf Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Human Rights

Due by Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:59pm CT

This Pozen Center fellowship funds one year of work after graduation at a non-governmental organization, government agency, or international body dedicated to human rights. Dr. Aizik Wolf, AB’77 created the Dr. Aizik Wolf Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Human Rights to help University of Chicago College graduates launch their own careers as activists and practitioners of human rights and social justice. More details here >>


Graduate AND Undergraduate Students

Ignacio Martín-Baró Human Rights Essay Competition

Due by Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:59pm CT

The Pozen Center will award three prizes to UChicago students in the amount of $500 (five hundred dollars) each for the best essays in the field of human rights. Submissions may be analytical or critical essays, empirical research papers, term papers or personal essays on any human rights issue. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: College, Master’s/Professional, and PhD students. More details here >>


GRADUATE Students Only 

Graduate Lectureships

Due by Monday, February 27, 2017 at 11:59pm CT

The Pozen Center will award up to three lectureships to advanced graduate students in Humanities or Social Sciences to teach one undergraduate Human Rights course of their own design. Courses should address human rights from a disciplinary, thematic, or regional perspective. More details here >>

Pozen Research Grants for PhD Students

Due by Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:59pm CT

The Pozen Center will award grants of up to $5,000 to PhD students in the Humanities and Social Sciences to support both pre-dissertation and dissertation research projects. More details here >>

Pozen Human Rights Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Due by Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:59pm CT

The Pozen Center awards an annual Human Rights Dissertation Completion Fellowship to a doctoral student in Humanities or Social Sciences whose work makes an important contribution to human rights scholarship. More details here >>