Brown University
International Relations

Student Opportunities

Please visit the Watson Institute for additional undergraduateĀ opportunities.

Funding


Title Eligibility Application Contact
Michael Bhatia Fund for Peace-keeping and Conflict Studies IR concentrator doing work for IR concentration credit Rolling Anita Nester
Watson Summer Thesis Travel Grant Rising IR and DS seniors writing a thesis for IR or DS concentration credit Jan 1-Apr 25 Anita Nester



Undergraduate Student Conferences


Title Eligibility Application Contact
Air Force Academy Assembly IR concentrator or by faculty recommendation Oct 17-Nov 1 Anita Nester
Mellon Simulation Project IR concentrator or by faculty recommendation Nov 1-Dec 15 Anita Nester
Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC) IR concentrator or by faculty recommendation Jan 15-Feb 25 Anita Nester
Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA) IR concentrator or by faculty recommendation Sep 15-Oct 17 Anita Nester

All expenses generously paid by the IR Program and/or the Mellon Foundation.

Senior Prizes and Awards


Thesis Prizes

Title Eligibility Application Contact
Mark and Betty Garrison Prize Awarded for best thesis in IR, foreign policy analysis, or diplomatic history. By faculty committee recommendation Dr. Claudia Elliott
Samuel C. Lamport Prize Awarded for best IR thesis on international understanding with an emphasis on cooperation and tolerance. By faculty committee recommendation Dr. Claudia Elliott
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Outstanding Thesis Award Awarded for best thesis related to the Institute's core research areas of security, development, or governance. By faculty committee recommendation Dr. Claudia Elliott

Non-thesis prizes

Title Eligibility Application Contact
Anthony Riccio Prize in International Relations Graduating IR senior By self-nomination or faculty committee recommendation Dr. Claudia Elliott
Academic Excellence in International Relations Graduating IR senior By faculty committee recommendation Dr. Claudia Elliott
Concentration Service and Leadership Award Graduating IR senior By faculty committee recommendation Dr. Claudia Elliott