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2016 International Day of Peace Competition Criteria and Submissions (Entry Period Has Ended)

Submissions should be creative and innovative, while also showing a practical approach to achieving 24 hours of nonviolence in Washington D.C. and/or Baltimore area. They should include good quantitative and qualitative evidence and discuss the potential for success beyond September 21, 2016. Submissions will be selected based on quality, clarity, feasibility, and potential impact. Both individuals and teams are encouraged to apply. 

All submissions must cover the following:

  • Name, class year, email address, and phone number of each applicant or team member
  • Project name
  • A short description on how the project will garner support for, and help actualize, 24 hours of nonviolence in Washington D.C. and/or Baltimore area
  • Timeline for the project development and implementation
  • Key partners who will help execute the plan
  • Proposed budget and justification of how funds will be used. (Budget can include student stipends to support work over the summer)
  • Proposed metrics to tracking progress
  • Evidence of the applicants' ability to take the project to a successful completion
  • A one- to three- minute video complementing the written submission (if using music, please use Royalty Free music)

Submissions are due July 5, 2016. The winning proposals will be announced by July 15, 2016, allowing for two months of planning and implementation leading up to Peace Day on September 21, 2016. The winning individual or team will be invited to present their final projects at the 2016 International Day of Peace Event, sponsored by the School of International Service.

In order to participate, you must agree to the Terms and Conditions. Please click here to view the Terms and Conditions agreement. You must sign and attach the agreement to the submission form.