Yale’s Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) will bestow the Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement on a select number of high school juniors in the United States (class of 2020).
The student application deadline is February 8, 2019. Recommenders, who will automatically receive a prompt upon submission of the student form, must complete their portion of the application by February 15, 2019.
Award winners will demonstrate a record of creative leadership and public service, academic distinction, interdisciplinary problem solving, and experience addressing societal issues including, but not limited to, race and racism. Students with non-traditional leadership experiences or significant work experiences are encouraged to apply.
The winners of the Bassett Award will be announce in April 2019. The Bassett Award reception will be held in the Fall of 2019.