Previously Funded Projects

Baker Foundation Ad in 1986 UA Course Evaluation Book

The Baker Foundation supports student initiatives which enhance the undergraduate experience. The Foundation helps students define the strategic vision of their projects and provides seed funding. Examples of past Foundation Projects are the Associate Advising Program, Coffee Chats for the Network of Sloan Undergraduate Women, Faculty Meet and Greet, UROP Newsletter, Undergraduate Mentorship Program, and the Global Poverty Initiative.

The Baker Foundation also supports a number of service fellowships annually. For more details, see our Fellowships page. Individuals interested in receiving a Baker Fellowship should apply through the Public Service Center’s website.

Please read below about our previously funded and supported projects.

2010-2011

Baker Fellowships:

  • Akansh Murthy (India)
  • Shen Huang (China)

Student Organization Grants:

  • Trader Joe’s- Whole Foods Shuttle
  • Global Poverty Initiative – Poverty Week Events
  • Women’s Rugby Club
  • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) Conference
  • “Get on the Ball” ZBT Philanthropy Event
  • The Tech Freshman Pre-Orientation Program

2009-2010

Baker Fellowships

  • Edward Burnell, Ghana
  • Thomas Hay, Ghana
  • Amrita Saigal, India
  • Arun Saigal, India

Live Music Connection

2008-2009

Baker Fellowships

  • Sabina Khan and Somani Patnaik, India
  • Amy Qian, China

Establishing Institute Relations Committee

Josh Shipp Keynote

MIT Satellite Team

Program in Leadership and Undergraduate Success

Social Entrepreneurship Seminar

2007-2008

Baker Fellowships

  • Jared Sartee, India
  • Jodie Wu, Tanzania and Spain

Global Poverty Initiative

Honored Guests Program

Pulse: Shades of Black

2006-2007

Baker Fellowships

  • Sadik Antwi-Boampong, Ghana
  • Kendra Johnson and Froylan Sifuentes, Ecuador
  • Alia Whitney-Johnson, Sri Lanka

Faculty and Administrator hour of the Alpha Chi Omega Fondue

Pulse: Shades of Black

Undergraduate Mentorship Program

UROP Newsletter

2005-2006

Baker Fellowships

  • Fawah Akwo and Jamira Cotton, Cameroon
  • Kendra Johnson and Froylan Sifuentes, Ecuador
  • Alia Whitney-Johnson, Sri Lanka

BCSS Student-Faculty Holiday Dinner

Faculty and Administrator hour of the Alpha Chi Omega Fondue

MIT International Review

Network of Sloan Undergraduate Women’s Coffee Chats with Faculty

Pulse: Waves from the Motherland

Simmons Hall “Celebrity Dinners”

Undergraduate Female Leadership Conference

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