Perkins Prize

The James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial & Intercultural Peace & Harmony

Application Deadline: Extended through Wednesday, February 28 at noon
Ceremony: Monday, March 19, 2018

Trustee Thomas W. Jones '69 has chosen to endow The James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony for the recognition of the Cornell student, faculty, staff member, or program making the most significant contribution to furthering the ideal of university community while respecting the values of racial diversity.

This $5,000 prize is awarded at a special ceremony each spring. Other individuals devoted to advancing University community through intercultural understanding and harmony will also be honored.

The Perkins Prize will be awarded with the understanding that the money will be used to further projects which promote intercultural understanding and harmony at Cornell University.

Faculty, staff or students are to apply for the award, and members of the Cornell community are invited to nominate applicants as well as encourage potential applicants to apply directly.

How to Apply

Download the application.