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Academic Service-Learning Request for Proposals
The GW Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service is making funds available to support community-engaged teaching and research at GW.
Funds are available for:
- Engaged Department Grants: Plan to engage an entire department in the development of engaged scholarship/service-learning activities
- Professional Development and Training Grants: Support faculty professional development related to engaged scholarship
- Course Development Grants: Create or redesign a course to include service to the community
- Course Support Grants: Support the implementation of an ongoing academic service-learning course
- Community-Based Participatory Research Grants: Advance faculty research on significant social issues in collaboration with local residents to enact long-term, sustainable change in the community
Proposals are due March 18, 2013. Please contact me or Maurice Smith, Academic Service-Learning Coordinator, email@example.com with questions.
"Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities."
- Corporation for National and Community Service
Center staff offer resources and support to faculty and student leaders implementing service-learning into their courses and programs. From course development to the Service-Learning Scholars, the Center works to enhance and grow GW service-learning in the District and around the world. In addition, the Center works to highlight the Engaged Scholarship of faculty and students.
GW offers more than 45 service-learning classes, from introductory courses to capstones, that extend classroom learning into the community through meaningful, challenging service.
To learn more, explore the links above or watch the video below. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.