Student Awards

  • Kallick

    The Community Engagement Center would like to invite you to apply for the SPRING 2019
    This is an AMAZING monetary award opportunity for students completing service/ social responsibility projects.

     Eligible applicants for this award must:

    • Apply using this link by March 27th, by 3pm: Kallick Award Application
    • Have completed 100 (or more) verified personal community service hours during the 2018-2019 academic year.
    • Provide a project narrative (description/ quantified data): Answer all required questions on this application including the 4,000 character (not word) project description.
    • Provide one Letter of Recommendation from a faculty member or community partner.

     This semester there will be SIX awards for $500 each. I strongly encourage everyone who is eligible to apply by, Wednesday March 27th, 2019 by 3pm – all applications must be received by the deadline in order to be considered for this award. The money is for you to spend as you like, there are no spending requirements for this award. Please remember to submit a thoughtfully completed application with attention to detail (polished) and as much information as possible.

  • Newman Civic Fellowship

    “The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who are change makers and public problem-solvers at Campus Compact member institutions. Fellows are nominated by their president or chancellor on the basis of their potential for public leadership. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides students with training and resources that nurture their assets and passions and help them develop strategies for social change. The yearlong program, named for Campus Compact founder Frank Newman, includes virtual learning opportunities and networking as part of a national network of engaged student leaders and an optional in-person convening. We view the Newman Civic Fellowship as a core component of our strategy to build a national network of engaged student leaders who can support one another in building transformational partnerships between campuses and communities.” -Campus Compact “Newman Civic Fellowship”

    Nomination Deadline for 2019-2020 Fellowship: February 1st, 2019.
    Newman Civic Fellow Mentor Information and Nomination Letter Requirement
    Nominee Info Sheet
    Newman Civic Fellows Personal Statement

    *For more information on nominations, letter of recommendations or the fellowship please email Jackie Contreras.

  • Global Local Senior Thesis Award (GLSTA)

    NEED $$$ CASH? Are you a senior, completing a thesis or senior project during the spring 2019 semester? Does your project have a social responsibility or community engagement theme? Does it have both a global AND local context? Apply today by February 1st, 2019!

    This award is designed to support Pitzer students who will be completing a senior
    thesis/project during the 2018 spring semester. Funding is awarded to students who
    complete a senior thesis/project involving community-based work across local and
    global settings. The project should explore a common theme both locally and
    internationally, ideally integrating study abroad experience with domestic internship
    work. For example, a student might study the impacts of incarceration on children in La
    Verne, CA and in Ecuador, or examine AIDS activism in Botswana and at the Foothill
    AIDS Project in Claremont.
    Awardees will be selected based

    GLSTA Selection Criteria and Application 2019

    *For more information on nominations, letter of recommendations or the fellowship please email Jackie Contreras.