This award recognizes top graduate and undergraduate research paper(s) addressing race, racism, equity, justice, and other related topics.

Award Amount: $1000


  • minimum 3.0 GPA
  • UCI School of Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for the prize
  • applicants must be a full-time continuing UCI Student
  • papers co-authored with faculty are NOT eligible

Online Application: CLICK HERE

Application Period: January 3, 2022 - April 5, 2022



2022: Melissa Guadalupe Molina (Political Science, Chicano/Latino Studies, Education Sciences)

2022: Canton Winer [Gradute] (Doctoral Student in Sociology)



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