Apply for Funding

The Center for Social Justice is committed to making social justice engagement accessible to all students. For this reason, CSJ provides opportunities for students to serve and research that are fully funded. From conducting research abroad, to traveling on an Alternative Break trip, CSJ provides diverse funding opportunities for GU undergraduates.

100 Projects for Peace Award

Each year, CSJ awards a student or team of students with $10,000 to implement a project anywhere in the world which promotes peace and address the root causes of conflict among different people or communities.

Advisory Board for Student Organizations (ABSO)

The Advisory Board for Student Organizations (ABSO) is a student-run funding and advisory board at the Center for Social Justice that works to support the missions of the 40+ student organizations in CSJ’s portfolio.

David F. Andretta Summer Research Fellowship

The David F. Andretta (COL ’99, GUMC ’04) Summer Research Fellowship awards a rising senior with $5,000 towards a summer research project somewhere in the world. 

Education & Social Justice Summer Research Fellowship

This Berkley Center project, supported by CSJ, provides students with summer research fellowships to travel abroad for an in-depth examinations of innovative initiatives, with a focus on the work of Jesuit secondary and post-secondary education institutions.

Request Co-Sponsorship from the CSJ for an Event or Program

CSJ regularly co-sponsors events and programs with student organizations, academic departments and programs and campus centers and units. Academic departments and programs and student organizations interested in a co-sponsorship with CSJ are asked to fill out this short form. The appropriate member of CSJ’s team will respond to the inquiry. CSJ welcomes co-sponsorships that include requests for financial, human, in-kind, or publicity and marketing resources. 

Social Innovation & Public Service (SIPS) Fund

The SIPS Fund supports and invests in innovative ventures that have a social impact and serve the public good. Any and all students who graduated from or are currently enrolled in one of Georgetown’s four undergraduate schools since the class of 2001 (inclusive) are eligible to apply for funding.