Center for Citizen Peacebuilding (CCPB) Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Awarded yearly to undergraduate students interested in investigating conflict and conflict resolution topics, including (but not limited to) racial, ethnic, and/or political divisions, cultural divides, or environmental crises and climate change. The funding should be used to support student research, service and travel related to conflict and conflict resolution locally, nationally, or internationally.

Students may propose a research project (e.g., honors thesis or independent study), media/ documentary project, or a community internship (e.g., OC Human Relations Commission).

Award Amount: $200 - $600


  • Declared major in one of the School’s 9 academic departments (e.g., Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Sociology)
  • Project Summary: A brief synopsis of project/proposal for which funding is requested, including time frame for use of requested funds. No more than one page (single-spaced).
  • Coursework / Skills Description: Brief description of related coursework and skills to conduct the project
  • Faculty reference, with contact information (Name and email)
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Summary presentation of research at an annual symposium featuring awardees, faculty sponsors, and CCPB Board members.

Application Period: January 15 - February 23

Online Application: Apply Now


Past Recipients:

Kaine Turay

Natalie Ringdahl

Karatas Zeynep



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