Princeton Awards Cash Prize to Students Who Improve Race Relations, Apply Now!

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts.

Prize recipients receive a cash prize of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid weekend to a Symposium on Race at Princeton University where they will meet and engage with other Prize recipients from across the country.

Recipients of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations have stood up to intolerance, worked towards greater inclusivity, and encouraged understanding and harmony in their communities. Some have even been recognized by President Obama for their efforts.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

Click here for more information, to nominate a student or to apply.

SPECIAL RELEASE: Safe & Supportive Education White Paper

The Newark Trust for Education is proud to re-issue Safe and Supportive Education: Shaping School Climate through Social-Emotional Learning and Trauma Informed Approaches in Newark Public Schools. First issued in May of 2018, this revised report includes a new executive summary and insightful commentary on the term trauma informed care, while examining the role of programs and interventions aimed at creating safe and supportive schools across Newark.  

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Grant Opportunity: Victoria Foundation Public School Grants Program

Newark Trust for Education is pleased to partner with the Victoria Foundation, Newark Arts Education Roundtable, Newark Thrives! and Schools That Can Newark for this exciting grant opportunity open to all public schools in Newark, NJ. 


In the 2018-19 academic school year, Victoria Foundation grant making related to Newark’s public schools was undertaken by 4 local intermediary organizations:

Newark Trust for Education – for grants related to social/emotional learning

Newark Arts Education Roundtable – for grants related to arts education

Newark Thrives! – for grants related to STEAM efforts

Schools That Can Newark – for grants related to college access & success

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