Awards and Fellowships

The CEC strives to provide students with the necessary tools in getting the most from their community-engagement journey. We provide community-based awards and fellowships for work done inside and out of the classroom.

Below is a list of the student awards that the CEC has to offer. If you have any questions related to these awards, please message our Operations Manager, Jackie Contreras for more details.

Newman Civic Fellowship 2023-2024: APPLICATIONCLOSED

Application Open: October 2nd, 2022

Application Deadline: Monday, February 6th, 2023

The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long program that recognizes and supports student public problem solvers at Campus Compact member institutions. Fellows are nominated by their president or chancellor based on their potential for public leadership and their work with communities. Throughout the fellowship year, Campus Compact provides students with opportunities to nurture their assets and help them develop strategies for social change—creating a network of connected and engaged student leaders who can support one another in making positive change.

Kallick Community Service Award: APPLICATION– OPEN

Fall Application Open: Monday, October 3rd, 2022
Fall Application Deadline: November 14th, 2022

Award Status Notification: Friday, November 18th, 2022

Spring Application Open: Monday, February 27th, 2023
Spring Application Deadline: Monday, April 10th, 2023

Award Status Notification: Friday, April 14th, 2023

The CEC would like to invite you to apply for the Kallick Community Service Award available each semester. This award is open to all students who have completed 100+ hours of community engagement work over the course of the current academic year. Don’t forget, you can combine your project hours!

Social Responsibility Thesis Award (SRT): APPLICATIONCLOSED

Fall Application Open: September 2022
Fall Application Deadline: Monday, November 7th, 2022
Award Status Notification: Friday, November 18th, 2022

This award is designed to support Pitzer students who will be completed a senior thesis or project during the 2023 spring semester. Funding is awarded to students who complete a senior thesis or project relating to a social responsibility or community engagement theme.

The Margo Okazawa-Rey Summer Fellowship

Email to: [email protected]

The Pitzer Community Engagement Center (CEC) in collaboration with the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies (IDAAS) at the Claremont Colleges supports the Margo Okazawa-Rey Summer Fellowship to encourage outstanding college students to implement community-based, creative, or research projects that integrate social justice, multi-racial solidarity, and feminism with an emphasis in Asian American Studies.