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The Reppy Institute is committed to helping support undergraduate and graduate students and faculty who are interested in its mission.

Please use the links on the right to navigate to additional information about funding opportunities described below.


The Harrop and Ruth Freeman Prize

The Freeman Prize is awarded annually in the spring to a Cornell graduating senior. The Freemans established the prize to offer recognition and encouragement to Cornell undergraduate students actively engaged in promoting peace.


The Harrop and Ruth Freeman Fellowship

If you are a Cornell freshman, sophomore, or junior interested in a summer internship for work related to peace studies and conflict resolution, please apply for the Freeman Fellowship to support work at a not-for-profit organization.  Please note that because of the covid-19 situation these fellowships will not be given for summer 2020.


Graduate Fellowships

The Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies is able to offer fellowships to several graduate students each year. These fellowships are awarded to Cornell Ph.D. graduate students from any field whose dissertation research is relevant to the concerns of the Insitute. The fellowships cover in absentia tuition, a stipend, and health insurance. The competition for these academic year fellowships is usually announced at the beginning of the spring term, with an application deadline in mid-March for fellowships beginning the next fall. Applications for graduate fellowships are now done online. Be sure to answer all questions in order for your application to be considered and ask the Registrar to send an official transcript to us.


International Research Travel Grants

Cornell graduate students seeking support for international travel for research and field work, must apply for support through the travel grant application administered by the Einaudi Center for International Studies. Through this application process graduate students are able to seek funding from both the Einaudi Center, an area studies program, and one of the Center's numerous other constituent programs, including the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies.


Reppy Institute Graduate Fellows Program

Fellows will receive $200 for their own research.  The group of 8-9 fellows will have a separate budget to bring a speaker to campus each year, and the fellows as a group will be in charge of the visit.


Campus Events

Each year the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies is able to offer very limited funds to Cornell University groups striving to bring to campus events or speakers that focus on peace studies issues and enhance our own program offerings and activities. These events must be free and open to the public. Student groups and other Cornell units interested in program support should apply in writing to the Director of the Reppy Institute. Requests should include a description of the event, its relevance to peace and conflict studies, and a budget.  Organizations receiving funding must also submit a report after the event.