Carter Center

The Carter Center is guided by the principles of Founders, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. Founded, in partnership with Emory University, on a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering, the Center seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health. 

Carter Center Executive Briefing Sponsorship

2021 Dates TBD

Through the generosity of former trustee Barbara Bruner ’76, one student is selected to attend the Carter Center’s Executive Briefing Conference in Atlanta, GA every spring with an optional add-on trip to Plains, GA (Carter’s hometown). This award covers all conference-related expenses including airfare, hotel, registration, and meals. Read more on The Carter Center.


All currently-enrolled Scripps College sophomores, juniors, and seniors in good academic standing are eligible to apply.

To Apply

  1. Send an email to to Include your last name and “Bruner Carter Center Application” (e.g. Smith_Bruner Carter Center Application).
  2. Attach a Resume that includes your name in the file name.
  3. Attach a Statement of Intent (approximately 500 words that address your interest in attending the conference, previous experience, if any, with health, human rights, and/or peace). Include your name, class year, email, phone number, major/minor, and Scripps mail box number.


Applications are typically due around President’s Day in February.

Additional Information

Learn more about the Carter Center on their official website. For more information about this award or the application process, contact