KIDS FIRST: David L. Kirp Prize Info Session

Information Session | October 5 | 5-6 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Duster Conference Room

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

The KIDS FIRST: David L. Kirp Prize rewards students engaged in new or ongoing work that demonstrates a commitment, whether in education or other domains, to creating a better future for children and youth. The award of $2,500 is given to one UC Berkeley undergraduate student each year. The Prize recognizes students who have developed innovative strategies to increase opportunities for children and youth, as well as students who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the future of children and youth.

Selection Process
Students apply by submitting a resume, two letters of support, and an essay of up to 1,000 words describing their innovation and/or ongoing engagement. More details and selection criteria are on the application. Submissions involving apps, models and pilot projects are welcome. All registered undergraduate students at UC Berkeley are eligible to apply.

Applications are due via email to by October 23, 2017.

For more information contact Dr. Deborah Lustig: dlustig AT, 510-643-7238.

To download application, please visit:

Applicants will be notified within six weeks. An award ceremony will be held in the spring., 510-642-0813