U of U Tanner Human Rights Center 2014 Scholarship

u of u tanner center scholarshipSCHOLARSHIP ALERT:  U of U TANNER HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER 2014 SCHOLARSHIP

If you are planning to attend the University of Utah this fall, you are eligible for a $3,500 scholarship from the Tanner Human Rights Center and the College of Social and Behavioral Science.  The Tanner Center is holding a scholarship essay competition for incoming, in-state, first-year students entering the University of Utah in Fall 2014.

To apply for this scholarship, students should write an essay on the following theme:

In his keynote address at the Tanner Human Rights Center conference, Jean-Marc Coicaud, Professor of Law and Global Affairs at Turgers University, said that War within is prone to go hand in hand with war with other…When one is at war with himself or herself, when one does not like or accept who he or she is, chances are that one will be at war with others, that his or her relationships with others with be colored by tensions and conflicts.  How does conflict within one’s self increase the likelihood of violence in the world?  How can we cultivate values, emotions, and habits of peace every day in our daily lives as citizens in order to reduce the level of violent conflict in the world?

U OF U TANNER HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER 2014 SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline:  April 28, 2014
Application:  http://humanrights.utah.edu/scholarships.php
Criteria:
-Incoming freshman to the University of Utah.
-Must have state residency and have attended a Utah high school.
-Must be registered as a full time student at the University of Utah in Fall 2014.
-Recipient must be a U.S. citizen or a citizen of another country who is lawfully present in the U.S.
-Recipient may be asked to present their paper to local K-12 schools or at the University of Utah.
Award:  $3,500 (1 award)

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