Myra Kraft Awards

This cash prize is awarded to the rising Columbia College senior majoring in Human Rights who submits the best proposal for a summer or term-time human rights internship, and is intended to be used to help defray the expenses of the internship.

Prize for Superior Academic Achievement

This prize is awarded annually to the Columbia College student majoring in human rights who has the highest grade point average and a superior record of academic achievement in Human Rights.

Prize for Exceptional Practical Experience in Human Rights Advocacy

This cash prize is awarded to the Columbia College human rights student who submits the best proposal for a summer or term-time human rights internship, and is intended to be used to help defray the expenses of the internship. To apply, students should send this application form and supporting documentation to uhrp@columbia.edu with the subject line Myra Kraft Prize no later than Wednesday, May 13th.

Please note that only remote internships will be eligible for funding in summer 2020.


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​Meghana Bharadwaj, 2020
Rebecca Cai, 2020
Jalileh Garcia, 2020
​Meghana Bharadwaj, 2019
Justin Holiman, 2019
Tessa Silverman, 2019

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