Resident Award Competitions

Davis Projects for Peace

Residents can 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 and apply.

Summer 2019 Winners:

I-House Worldwide Winner: Sarah Lebu (Kenya)
Title of Project: First Friday: The Peaceful Side of the Street

Campuswide Winner: Maha Siddiqui (U.S.A.)
Title of Project: Activism in Heart, Health, and Medicine

Kalpakam-Loraine Service Award

Through this special award, I-House residents are 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

Every spring semester, residents share powerful essays about the impact that living at I-House has had on their lives. Winners are spotlighted 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

Contact the Program Office

(510) 642-9460 or email