University of Connecticut (UConn): Inviting applications for ‘Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights 2019’ to an individual or group who has had significant impact advancing the cause of international justice and global human rights.

Funding brief: The Dodd Prize is awarded biennially by the University of Connecticut and is presented to an individual or group who has had significant impact advancing the cause of international justice and global human rights. The prize commemorates the distinguished career in public service of Sen. Thomas J. Dodd who, as Executive Trial Counsel to the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg and a Connecticut Senator from 1959 to 1971, fought against the violation of human rights in the United States and around the world.

Criteria: Letters of Nomination and Finalist Dossiers are reviewed by a Selection Committee, composed of three members of the National Advisory Board and UConn faculty.  Finalists and Prize winners are selected based on a range of criteria, including:
● Reputation of the nominee within the human rights community;
● Nominee’s past and potential future impact on the realization of human rights and/or international justice;
● Potential for the Dodd Prize to enhance the impact of the nominee’s work; and
● Alignment between nominee’s work and the strengths of the University’s human rights program*.
*Nominators are encouraged to consult the Dodd Center’s website, as well as that of the UConn Human Rights Institute for current areas of emphasis.

Donor Name: University of Connecticut (UConn)
Funding name: Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights 2019

Deadline:
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Deadline for Letters of Nomination: 1st, October, 2018, at 11:59pm
● Deadline for Invited Finalist Application: 3rd, December, 2018

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Funding limit: Not found

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

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Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● The Dodd Prize is awarded biennially by the University of Connecticut and is presented to an individual or group who has had significant impact advancing the cause of international justice and global human rights.

Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)

 Submission mail: doddcenter@uconn.edu

Other important link:
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How to apply: To submit a letter of nomination, complete one of the following:
● Submit the ONLINE FORM
● EMAIL a letter of nomination to doddcenter@uconn.edu
● MAIL a letter of nomination to: Dodd Prize Selection Committee, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut, 405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205, Storrs, CT 06269-1205 U.S.A

● Individuals and groups may be nominated for the prize by members of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center Advisory Board, by previous winners of the Dodd Prize and other prominent human rights organizations and practitioners, and members of the public.  Self-nominations are acceptable.

● Nomination letters shall include the following:
 Nominator information including, name, permanent address, telephone number, email, and relationship to the nominee.
 General nominee information including, name, permanent address, telephone number, and email, and website.
 Background information on the nominee and their efforts to support the human rights movement nationally or internationally and, in particular, their specific human rights interest.
 Description of how the human rights work of nominee aligns with the strengths of the University of Connecticut’s human rights programs.


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