Grants, Awards, and Fellowships

The Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service supports faculty and students in their community engaged scholarly endeavors through a variety of grants, prizes and fellowships.

Nashman Faculty Development Grants

Funding is available to support community-based participatory research, the development of community engaged scholarship courses, engaged department strategic planning, and professional development opportunities such as conferences or symposia. Proposals are due February 1, annually.

The Honey W. Nashman Center Faculty Awards for Community Engaged Scholarship

These annual Faculty Awards recognize excellence in community engaged scholarship and teaching. Award recipients demonstrate GW’s values for this work. Their community engagement strengthens their scholarship (teaching, research, or creative activities), and their scholarship enhances the quality of the community partnership and the community outcomes. Applications are due November 2, annually.

Knapp Fellowship for Entrepreneurial Service-Learning

Knapp Fellows receive up to $10,000 to support their ideas to combine scholarship with action. Students, working with a faculty advisor and one or more community partners, spend one year conducting inquiry and implementing their idea. Proposals due May 24th, annually.

Nashman Prize for Community-Based Participatory Research

Undergraduate and graduate students who present their research at the annual GW Research Showcase event are invited to submit for consideration for the Nashman Prize, which recognizes excellence in Community-Based Participatory Research. First and second prize are $300 and $200 respectively. Interested students should indicate interest in the Nashman Prize when submitting their abstracts for GW Research Days