The student application deadline is January 24, 2020.

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 2021).

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.

If you know a student you believe to be deserving of the Bassett Award, nominate them using the form below. Please note that the student application deadline is January 24, 2020.

The winners of the Bassett Award will be announced in April 2020. The Bassett Award reception will be held in the fall of 2020.