Resident Award Competitions

Davis Projects for Peace

Residents have been able to apply for grants of up to $10,000 to conduct community service projects around the world. Past projects have addressed issues related to safe drinking water, healthcare, and education. Click here to learn more.

Summer 2020 Winners (conducted in Summer 2021 due to COVID):

Sayantan Mitra “Sunny” 
Title of Project: Sondhe Holo, Khelte Cholo: It's Evening, Let's Play!

Oluwagbemisola Akinspe “Gbemi”
Title of Project: The Hope Project

Kalpakam-Loraine Service Award

Through this special award, I-House residents have been honored for volunteer community service that is performed outside of the house during the academic year.
Academic Year 2018-19 Winner: Maha Siddiqui

Barbara Lynch Crossing Borders Essay Awards Program

Residents have shared powerful essays about the impact that living at I-House has had on their lives. Winners have traditionally been honored at the final Sunday Supper of the academic year.
Academic Year
2018-19 Winner: Juan Antonio Pérez Lopez
Essay Title: The Day of Forgotten Water Bottle at I-House

Juan Antonio Pérez Lopez
Patrick Thelen, 2017 Davis Projects for Peace winner