The Prize Scholarship of the Class of 1882 recognizes students with great potential for intellectual leadership and creativity. 

Ayden J. Crosby (A21) has routinely distinguished himself through his academic excellence, contributions to the Tufts community, and commitment to environmental and social justice. As an undergraduate representative on Tufts’ Educational Policy Committee, Ayden advocated for Covid-19 academic protocols that would help his fellow students through the challenges of the pandemic. Ayden’s thesis advisor celebrates his analysis of the relationship between urban development, landscapes and wildfires as a truly impressive achievement.