Project for Peace Application Process

To be considered, a student (or group of students) must:

  •  Prepare a written project proposal which describes the project (who, what, where, how), including expected outcomes and prospects for future impact (not to exceed two pages). Proposals should include pre-approval of all involved parties and organizations involved in the project. Proposals will be reviewed by a faculty/staff committee, which may request revisions and/or clarifications.  The proposal(s) that Williams selects will be submitted to the Davis family in February; awards will be announced in March.

IMPORTANT: All written project proposals require a heading to include the following: Title of Project (not to change once submitted) , country where project took place, sponsoring college, designated project leader name, remaining team member names and schools, date range of project execution. 

  • Develop a one-page budget that includes all significant costs, such as airfare, lodging, food, and materials. Please consult the budget template form HERE.
  • The name of a Williams College  faculty member (“references”) whom we will contact to assess your suitability for a Davis Projects for Peace Award.  If you are making a joint proposal, we require one reference for each applicant.
  • Application materials due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2024 as a single Word Document or PDF submitted to Mr. Bob Blay @ [email protected] (subject line, “Davis- Projects for Peace”)

More information about the Davis Projects for Peace program, including FAQs, proposal guidelines, and the proposals and reports from previously funded projects, can be found at: .

All project activities must take place during the summer of 2024.