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Harold Schnitzer Spirit of Unity Peace Leadership Award

Awards to Oregon Schools and Student Groups for
Service Projects that Contribute to World Peace

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Wholistic Peace Institute - Harold and Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation

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Awards of $500 to Oregon elementary, middle, high school, and community college clubs for student-led initiatives that focus on world peace. Awards are intended to recognize the exceptional work of students in promoting peace and service projects in their schools and their communities, and to making the world a safer and a better place for all.

Applications for student peace clubs or projects that focus on peace; or Nobel Peace Laureates as leadership models; or conflict resolution or mediation to resolve conflict, or peacemaking skills; or that promoted or will promote human rights and civil rights; or will reduce bullying or gang violence in schools; or that will embrace diversity and promote tolerance will be accepted.

All students who apply to the Wholistic Peace Institute and are selected to receive this award are invited to attend a ceremony where they have an opportunity to present their peace project idea and to receive their school’s prize and certificate from a Nobel Peace Laureate winner.

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GrantWatch ID#: 172955

Estimated Size of Grant:

Schools can apply for a $500 award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Awards are for Oregon schools or school-affiliated, student-led school initiatives on peace, human and civil rights, Nobel Peace Laureates, or humanitarian service activities that make schools, communities, or the world a more peaceful and better place.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are being accepted until September 10, 2019. Early applications are being accepted by June 30, 2019 for schools wishing to host the World Peace Maker at their school.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to:

Or submit to:
Nancy Spanovich
WPI-Educating for Peace
PO Box 597
West Linn, Oregon 97068


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