DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Scholar-Citizen Highlander in Action Program
The Scholar-Citizen Initiative in collaboration with the Office of Career Services is offering 5 awards of up to $2000 each to support students in their pursuit of transformative learning experiences.
Types of activities supported include:
- support for participation in an internship;
- supplies and other material costs associated with an applied research project, a leadership project, or a community service/community based project;
- registration and travel to a professional conference or other type of professional development experience;
- consultation with a guest lecturer or expert;
- costs associated with an international learning experience; and
- fees for a summer immersive program.
Undergraduate students who meet the following criteria are eligible for this award:
- currently enrolled at RU,
- in good academic standing, and
- will register this spring to continue as an RU student in Fall of 2014
Stipilations of the HIA Award:
Award winners agree to:
- establish and develop an ePortfolio through which they will document, explain, and reflect upon the significance of the experience,
- attend pre- and post- experience meetings with other award recipients,
- present their ePortolios at a HIA ePortfolio Showcase during Fall 2014,
- participate as part of an Engaged Learning Speaker's Bureau and speak to other students and faculty about their learning experience.
- Applications due: March 15
- Applicants notified on or by April 1
Go to http://tinyurl.com/SCHIA2014 to access the online application.