Student Awards 2017-2018
Students across all Watson concentrations receive recognition for their incisive, creative, and committed scholarship. Below are students who have most recently distinguished themselves for their research, writing, service, and language learning.
International Relations Program Academic Excellence Awards
Given to students with all A’s in their IR concentration courses taken at Brown, including language study.
Watson Institute for International Studies Outstanding Thesis Award
Awarded for the best thesis related to the Institute’s core research areas of security, development, or governance.
Anthony Riccio Prize
Awarded for commitment to the rigorous learning of a foreign language, an intrepid pursuit of study abroad, and a pride in the university and country. The award is given in memory of Anthony Brian Riccio, Brown Class of 1996, who lost his life in Moscow on September 20, 1994.
Honors in International Relations
Awarded for outstanding performance in the IR concentration, including a mandatory thesis preparation seminar, and completion of a thesis with distinction.
Magna Cum Laude
Honors in Development Studies
Noah Krieger Prize for Academic Excellence
Service to Public Policy
Lippitt Prize for Public Service
Best Research or Policy Memo Capstone
Best Internship Reflection Capstone
CLACS Undergraduate Essay Prize
CLACS Dissertation Prize
Fulbright Student Fellowship (Israel), Middle East Studies Research Travel Award
Middle East Studies Undergraduate Fellowship
Cash prize for academic and outreach contributions to Middle East studies
Stan Swinton Fellowship, Overseas Press Club Foundation and Preston Gurney Prize, Fiction (2nd Place)