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Community Outreach Service Award & Scholarship

Community Outreach’s missions is to engage students in meaningful service activities that enrich their learning and enhance the quality of life for others in our local, national and international communities. The service award has been inspired by UConn’s commitment to develop active global citizens and is aimed at decreasing financial barriers to undergraduate students wishing to pursue service and civic engagement opportunities and programs through University sponsored programs.

The service award and scholarship are aimed at decreasing financial barriers for undergraduate students who wish to pursue service opportunities. Applications will be accepted from current undergraduate students and from undergraduate student groups on the UConn Storrs Campus.

 

INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship honors an individual who plans on engaging in a community service project. The project may be a single event or a series of service events over the course of the semester.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • This scholarship is open to individuals performing a community service project.
  • Applicants of this scholarship must be current UConn students on the UConn Storrs Campus
  • The service must occur during the semester for which the scholarship is given.
  • Funds being used must directly benefit the UConn student’s participation and will not be awarded to a third party vendor or non-profit.
  • Diverse students and students from low-socioeconomic and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

General Scholarship Information and Timeline:

  • Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be accepted until funds for the year have been exhausted.
  • Scholarship amounts will range from $25.00 – $250.00; under exceptional circumstances, the committee may approve a higher amount.
  • Awards are subject to tax implications. Winter session will be applies to the Fall or Spring financial package based on program need.

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GROUP AWARD

This award honors a registered student group that plans to engage in a community service project. The project may be a single event or a series of service events over the course of the semester.

Award Criteria

  • This award is open to groups of students performing a community service project.
  • Applicants of this award must be current UConn Students on the UConn Storrs Campus.
  • The Service must occur during the semester for which the award is given.
  • Funds being used must directly benefit the UConn students’ participation and will not be awarded to a third party vendor or non-profit
  • Diverse students and students from low-socioeconomic and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this award.

General Award Information and Timelines

  • Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be accepted until funds for the year have been exhausted.
  • Scholarship amounts will range from $25.00 – $250.00; under exceptional circumstances, the committee may approve a higher amount.
  • Once all funds have been awarded for the year, the process will close until the next academic year.
  • Awards are subject to tax implications. Winter session will be applies to the Fall or Spring financial package based on program need.

 

Apply Here!

If you have any questions please call 860-486-1165 or email communityoutreach@uconn.edu.

This scholarship and award were made possible through the generosity of UConn community members. To contribute to this resource, click here.